OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – In line with State Lawyer Ginger Bowden Madden, the previous finance director for town of Fort Walton Seashore has been charged in a cash laundering investigation.
Madden mentioned Brandy Ferris pled “no contest” to felony fees of Organized Fraud and Cash Laundering.
In a press launch issued Tuesday, from Might 2019 to February 2020, Ferris allegedly remodeled $50,000 in private fees on a Metropolis of Fort Walton Seashore “unauthorized and off the books bank card”. The State Lawyer mentioned Ferris paid down the funds utilizing a separate Metropolis account. The discharge added, she was fired and arrested as soon as metropolis officers discovered of what she had allegedly finished.
Ferris shall be sentenced by Okaloosa County Circuit Choose Stone on August 19, 2021.
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