Funeral Services Exec Cops Plea In $600M Fraud Case

Law360, New York (June 18, 2013, 2:37 PM EDT) -- A former executive of a funeral home at the center of an alleged $600 million fraud scheme involving the sale of prearranged funeral contracts and the misappropriation of insurance premiums on Monday pled guilty in federal court and now faces up to three years in prison.

Sharon Nekol Province pled guilty to to six counts of mail fraud, wire fraud and misappropriation of insurance premiums, according to a plea agreement filed in the Eastern District of Missouri. She admitted that she was aware that there was...
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