- Associated Press - Monday, December 14, 2015

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - An Evansville man who’s been arrested dozens of times was back in custody shortly after being released from jail for allegedly using fraudulent money to post bond.

WFIE-TV reports 37-year-old Anthony Burris was arrested Monday. Jail records show charges include forgery and fraud.

Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding alleges Burris launched an “elaborate scheme” where money was taken from one account and deposited into his inmate account. Authorities learned about the alleged plans by listening in on jailhouse conversations.

Arrest affidavits show an accomplice who made 39 deposits totaling over $10,000 into Burris’ account was also arrested.

Wedding says he’s going to review inmate protocol for money transactions.

Burris has been arrested at least 30 times in the past two decades.

It was immediately unclear if he has an attorney.


Information from: WFIE-TV, https://www.14wfie.com/

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