Scott Walker facing sentencing

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – Ocean Springs businessman Scott Walker is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Hattiesburg on one count of federal program fraud and one count of conspiracy.

The 34-year-old Walker pleaded guilty in February. As part of a plea agreement, eight other counts were dropped.

Walker faces up to 10 years in prison for fraud and up to five years for conspiracy.

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7/22/14