Ex-Georgia employee gets 12 years for stealing over $6 million

By Rachel Rippetoe (June 3, 2022 at 8:01 p.m. EDT) — A former employee who ran a program to withdraw over $6 million in cash from a Georgia County Administrator’s office was sentenced to about 12 years in prison Thursday convicted, along with five others involved in the conspiracy.

Willie Demps, a former assistant clerk for Muscogee County, Georgia, was sentenced to a total of 145 months in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and two counts of tax evasion after it was revealed Demps had been stealing millions in cash , which the clerk’s office has collected over a decade.

US Attorney Peter…

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