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    Ex-top MS Coast labor union official accused of embezzlement in 29-count indictment

    July 8, 2022 // The former secretary and treasurer of a Mississippi Coast labor union pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal charges in a 29-count indictment accusing her of forging checks or other securities to embezzle over $33,000. Lisa Michelle Bennett, 50, had an arraignment in federal court in Gulfport on Tuesday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert P. Myers appointed a federal public defender to represent Bennett before she pleaded not guilty to one count of embezzlement and 28 counts of uttering forgery. Assistant U.S. Attorney John Meynardie