A Bryan man who was already accused of scamming companies out of more than $250,000, was indicted Tuesday on an additional charge of grand theft, which is a felony.
The Williams County Prosecutor, in a press release Tuesday, said that 37 year old Gene Ferrell is accused of brokering sales involving pallets and then skipping out on the payment.
It’s not Ferrell’s first brush with the law. He was indicted back in November on one count of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, which is also a felony, one count of money laundering, a third-degree felony, 15 counts of fourth-degree felony grand theft, 14 counts of fifth-degree felony theft and a first-degree misdemeanor count of petty theft.
The Bryan Times reports that Ferrell also refused to pay more than $5,000 to Van Order Pallet Company in Swanton and in all, Ferrell is accused of scamming 30 different companies in the county between April 2009 and December 2011.
Ferrell also has past convictions for passing bad checks, violating the terms of his community control, cocaine possession and attempted insurance fraud.