Larry Covington (CCSO)

The living estate of Larry and Paula Covington will go on the auction block this weekend in Nixa.

Larry Covington who was the streets superintendent in Nixa pleaded guilty in federal court to setting up bogus business along with another former employee, David Griggs, to bilk the city out of close to a million dollars.

Larry Covington was sentenced to nine years in federal prison without parole and ordered to pay $756,000 in restitution to the city.  Griggs was sentenced to two years and eight months in federal prison without parole and was ordered to pay $272,718 in restitution.

Paula Covington (CCSO)

Covington's wife, Paula, pleaded guilty to federal money laundering charges last year in connection to the scheme. She was ordered to serve one year and one day without parole in federal prison.