Feds Indict 6 Funeral Execs In $600M Fraud

Law360, New York (November 23, 2010, 5:12 PM EST) -- Federal prosecutors have indicted six executives of prepaid funeral services provider National Prearranged Services Inc., accusing them of perpetrating a massive fraud scheme that bilked purchasers, funeral homes and state insurance guarantee associations of as much as $600 million.

The 50-count indictment, announced Monday by the U.S. attorney's office in St. Louis, charges the six individuals with wire, bank, mail and insurance fraud; money laundering; and multiple conspiracy charges.

All six defendants — Randall Sutton, 65; Sharon Nekol Province, 66; Doug Cassity, 64; his son Brent...
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