Alabama Cattle Buyer Accused of Bouncing Checks in Georgia

An Alabama man is accused of being all cattle and no cash.

 

By Associated Press, Wire Service Content

via U.S. News & World Report - Feb. 18, 2021

 

THOMASVILLE, Ga, (AP) — An Alabama man is accused of being all cattle and no cash.

 

Georgia investigators tell the Thomasville Times-Enterprise that Brent Edward Bennett of Hartford, Alabama, bought cattle from a Thomas County stockyard last year, but owes $383,000 because of bounced checks and unpaid bills.

 

The 37-year-old Bennett is charged with theft by deception and was released on $10,100 bail.

 

Capt. Tim Watkins of the Thomas County Sheriff’s Office said Bennett bought cattle from the stockyard and sold them to feedlots. It’s unclear where the cattle are now.

 

Watkins said Bennett told investigators...

 

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