Former employee at automotive store faces more embezzlement charges

Jefferey Banks | Source: Lowndes County Sheriff's Office

A Lowndes County man has been charged with four counts of felony embezzlement.

Posted: Oct 23, 2019 11:46 AM

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Lowndes County investigators charged 47-year-old Jefferey Banks with four additional counts of felony embezzlement on Friday.

Banks allegedly used his position as a service writer at Corey Herring Automotive to convert cash money for his personal use.

He was arrested in September.

He had been working with the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office as a part-time deputy since 2017. However, he was fired on Sept. 25.

Anyone who has information about the case can call the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office at 662-328-1136 or Corey Herring Automotive at 662-328-2114.

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