More than 20 people accused of stealing money by filing false settlement claims, Ga. deputies say

More than 20 people accused of stealing money by filing false settlement claims, Ga. deputies say

More than twenty people were taken into custody by the authorities on suspicion of stealing money from a pre-settlement company.

On October 13, representatives of Elite Pre-Settlement LLC reported to Bibb County sheriff’s office that money had been taken from their business.

The reps allegedly stated that their business had numerous hidden cash that had been taken “by fraudulent means.”

Authorities found that Jennifer Croom Denton, a 37-year-old former employee of the Ken Nugent Law Firm, had fabricated settlement claims in order to get payments from the pre-settlement company.

Investigators noted that other people also created fictitious settlement claims in order to receive cheques.

The people cashed the checks they had obtained fraudulently, according to officials.

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The ensuing individuals have been taken into custody in relation to the inquiry:

According to officials, more arrests might occur.

It is requested that anyone with information about this case contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.

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