JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The search is over for the alleged mastermind behind a fraud scheme that reached into Jones County.
Authorities said 50-year-old Demetrius McCollum was arrested in Georgia after being on the run since October.
Police said McCollum is wanted on 2 counts to commit embezzlement and multiple fraud- related warrants in Georgia.
Officials said he is connected to the fraud case involving Jones County native Angela Darlene Brown.
Authorities said the scam took more than half a million dollars from the victims. McCollum will be sent back to Mississippi to face prosecution.