A Jackson man charged in a Sikeston stealing scheme is found guilty by jury. 35-year-old Jason Mitchell was charged with felony stealing. He stole 516-thousand dollars from a Sikeston business over three years. Mitchell received a kickback that should have gone to the DeWitt Company of Sikeston as payment for fabric supplies, instead of putting it out to a low bidder. The scheme involved payments from 2007 to 2009. The stolen money was paid by wire transfer to a bank in Cape. A Cape County jury Tuesday night found him guilty. He faces 5 to 15 years in prison at sentencing July 16th.
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