Jackson woman indicted for identity theft, exploitation of vulnerable adult

Leslie Burkett (Photo from AG's Office)
Leslie Burkett (Photo from AG's Office)

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — A Jackson woman has been arrested for identity theft and exploitation of a vulnerable adult.

Attorney General Jim Hood said 28-year-old Leslie Burkett turned herself into the Rankin County Sheriff’s Office Thursday. She was indicted by a grand jury for one count of fraud-identity theft and one count of exploitation of a vulnerable adult.

Her bond was set at  $5,000.

If convicted of both counts, Burkett faces up to 20 years in prison.

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