Auditor Issues Demand Against Former Pontotoc County Deputy Chancery Clerk

JACKSON – State Auditor Stacey Pickering’s office has issued a demand of $13, 934.97 to former Pontotoc County Deputy Chancery Clerk Allison Stegall.
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Terry Mayor Arrested Following Indictment for Embezzlement

Jackson, MS—The Mayor of the City of Terry has been arrested on charges he embezzled from the City, announced State Auditor Stacey Pickering and Attorney General Jim Hood jointly today.

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Former Lafayette County Employee Arrested for Embezzlement

JACKSON, MS – Heather Thomas Peters, of Oxford, was arrested today on charges of embezzling public funds from the Lafayette County District Attorney’s Office according to State Auditor Stacey Pickering.

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Pickering Recovers $197,000 for Itawamba County

FULTON, Miss. – Itawamba County citizens got good news today from State Auditor Stacey Pickering when he appeared before their Board of Supervisors with $197,963.55, recovered from Chancery Clerk Jim Witt’s bonding company.

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Former Southwest Covington County Volunteer Fire Department Chief Sentenced

JACKSON-State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that Jerry Warren, the former Fire Chief of the Southwest Covington County Volunteer Fire Department (SCCVFD), pled guilty to one count of grand larceny and has been sentenced to five years non-adjudicated probation.

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ICYMI: Tommy Robertson Indicted On Five Counts Of Embezzlement

State Auditor Stacey Pickering and Jackson County District Attorney Tony Lawrence announced yesterday that former State Senator Tommy Robertson has been indicted on five counts of embezzlement.

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Tommy Robertson Indicted On Five Counts Of Embezzlement

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering and Jackson County District Attorney Tony Lawrence announced today that former State Senator Tommy Robertson has been indicted on five counts of embezzlement, which are alleged to have occurred in April of 2013.

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Demand Issued Against Former Carthage High School Employee

JACKSON- Investigators in the State Auditor’s Office issued a civil demand today in the amount of $52,340 to Gena Quick Scott. Scott is a former office manager of Carthage High School, which is now Leake Central High School.

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State Auditor Recovers $70,000 For City of Greenville

GREENVILLE, Miss.- State Auditor Stacey Pickering presented Greenville Mayor John Cox and other city leaders with a check in the amount of $70,000 today.

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New Legislation Could Deter Wrongdoing by Public Officials

JACKSON- New legislation pending in the Mississippi House of Representatives will require that state and local public employees who are convicted of or plead guilty to any type of public corruption to forfeit their public retirement benefits.

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