Former state senator Tommy Robertson to spend two years in prison for embezzlement

Former state senator Tommy Robertson of Moss Point will spend two years in prison for his guilty plea to embezzling nearly $400,000 from Singing River Federal Credit Union.

Robertson was sentenced Monday morning to 10 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections, with two to serve in the state penitentiary, eight more on house arrest, as well as a $1,000 fine and $250 to the victim’s compensation fund.

Robertson also has another $44,000 in restitution remaining to be paid. He has already paid back $335,592.

Gulflive
6/27/16