Convicted Greene County Supervisor sentenced

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Convicted Greene County Supervisor Ernest Holder was sentenced Thursday in Federal Court.

Holder 69, was found guilty in April of bribery, conspiracy, and perjury as part of an illegal kickback scheme related to Hurricane Katrina cleanup.

Holder was sentenced on four counts and was ordered to serve a total of 6 and a half years as well as three years of supervised release, a $125,000 fine and will have to pay more than $18,480 in restitution.