Brent Cassity

Cassity, Others Get Prison in Prearranged Funeral Scam

They ran a Clayton-based prearranged funeral firm that bilked customers and investors out of $435 million. Now they’re going to prison.


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Six Sentenced in Clayton Funeral Scam That Netted $435M

Doug Cassity, the owner of National Prearranged Services, was sentenced to nine years and seven months in prison; his son Brent was sentenced to five years.


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2 More Plead Guilty In Prearranged Funeral Scam

The owner of a now-defunct prearranged funerals company in suburban St. Louis has admitted his role in what prosecutors called a giant Ponzi scheme.


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