Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Woman gets 14 years in hitman plot.

The Justice Department issued the following statement.


Velma White, 32, of Jackson, was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III to serve a total of 170 months in federal prison for a murder-for-hire plot to kill a family member, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Dana Nichols, Special Agent in Charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. White was also ordered to pay a $1,500 fine.

On August 23, 2017, White contacted, via text messages from her cellular telephone, an undercover officer whom she believed to be a “hit-man.” During a phone call, White explained to the undercover officer that she wanted her family member murdered, and she agreed to pay the undercover officer approximately $10,000 for the murder. Over the next few days, White and the undercover officer discussed and planned out the murder of White’s family member, with White given multiple opportunities to back out. However, White only affirmed her commitment to the murder scheme. White revealed that she was attempting to murder her family member in order to collect the proceeds of a $50,000 life insurance policy for which she was the sole beneficiary. White agreed to pay the undercover officer once she collected the life insurance money. White also expressed to the undercover officer her willingness to assist in other murder for hire plots in exchange for money.



“Today, the public is safer and our communities are more secure because this criminal will be going away for a long time. She not only threatened the life of a family member but also offered to help murder others in exchange for money, and she will now spend the next several years paying for and having a lot of time to reflect on her criminal actions. Our office and our law enforcement community will not rest until all of those who threaten human life are brought to justice,” said U.S. Attorney Hurst.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives with assistance from the Pearl Police Department, the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department and the U.S. Marshals Service. Assistant United States Attorney Carla J. Clark is prosecuting the case.

7 comments:

Those Meddling Kids! said...

Was she planning to blame the murder on Shaggy, on Scooby, or on the ghost that haunts the old abandoned amusement park?

Anonymous said...

14 years and a $1500 dollar fine. SMH

Anonymous said...

Murder your family member for $40,000. Its a sad sad world we live in. If she needed $40,000 that bad, then the $1500 fine is going to take a while too.

Anonymous said...


She'll probably be out in less than 10.

I bet she ends up getting it right next time.

Anonymous said...

She was convicted in federal court. Day for day. And Arnold Smith is still walking free. Saw him at the farmer's market downtown a few weeks back.

Anonymous said...

Oh my gosh. How long has Arnold Smith been out? Is he sane now?

Anonymous said...

Guys, we're assuming she doesn't get Dahmered in the pen before she gets out. Her kind is not looked kindly upon in prison society.

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