Embezzlement arrests made

Published 4:57 pm Friday, March 20, 2009

Jackson — Two men were arrested in Wilkinson County on multiple embezzlement charges, Attorney General Jim Hood’s office announced.

Bryan Adair, 33, 70 Fairway Drive, Natchez, and Thomas Adair, 62, 3102 Highway 24 East, Woodville, were both arrested for alleged fraudulent activities involving their two companies, Adair Mobile Homes and T & B Mobile Home Movers.

Both worked as officers, directors and managers of the two companies.

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They allegedly fraudulently appropriated $140,000 from their customers.

Bryan Adair was arrested March 11, by investigators from the Consumer Protection Division of the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office.

He is being charged with four counts of embezzlement.

Thomas Adair was arrested by Wilkinson County Sheriff’s deputies March 17. He is also being charged with four counts of embezzlement.

They were both booked into the Wilkinson County jail, where Bryan Adair is being detained on a $20,000 bond and Thomas Adair on a $30,000 bond.