OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Two North Mississippi furniture store
owners have been charged with insurance fraud.
Attorney General Jim Hood says 36-year-old Dustin Metcalf of
Plano, Texas, and 61-year-old Ted Carskadden of Oxford, Miss.,
co-owners of Oxford Furniture Co., face a Nov. 18 preliminary
hearing in Lafayette County Circuit Court.
Hood says Metcalf faces 31 counts of insurance fraud. Carskadden
faces one count of felony false pretense.
Hood says former furniture store employees filed complaints that
their paychecks were docked for health insurance coverage they were
Hood says some of the workers, thinking they had medical
coverage, had medical expenses that were unpaid.
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