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Former Tupelo nonprofit director Christi Webb pleads guilty for role in welfare scandal

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The former director of a Tupelo-based non-profit has pleaded guilty for her role in the largest public fraud scheme in Mississippi history.

According to court documents, Christi Webb of Family Resource Center pleaded guilty on Thursday to a federal charge of stealing government funds as part of a plea agreement with federal prosecutors.

Webb will serve up to 10 years in jail and be fined $250,000. Her sentencing date is set for June 16.

Webb is the latest in a list of people, including former MDHS executive director John Davis and former professional wrestler Brett DiBiase, to plead guilty for their connection in the misuse of over $77 million in welfare funds.

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