Auditor Pickering’s Statement Regarding Diamondhead

On Tuesday, January 31, 2017, the State Auditor met with four Diamondhead council members at city hall. The State Auditor’s purpose for this visit was to provide a copy of a recent performance review of the City of Diamondhead to these members.
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Former Alcorn County Sheriff, Nulls Enter Guilty Pleas

Jackson, Miss—State Auditor Stacey Pickering announces Charles Rinehart, former Sheriff of Alcorn county and Teddy Null and Pamela Denise Null, of Corinth, pled guilty to 2 counts of conspiracy to defraud and 2 counts of fraud against Alcorn county.
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Former Deputy Tax Collector of Tallahatchie County Sentenced

Jackson, Miss –State Auditor Stacey Pickering announces Deltra Young, former Deputy Tax Collector for Tallahatchie County, pled guilty to one count of embezzlement and was sentenced to serve 18 months of supervised probation in the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
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State Auditor Arrests and Issues Demand Against Former New Albany Municipal Court Clerk

JACKSON, Miss. – Special Agents from the State Auditor’s Office arrested former New Albany Municipal Court Clerk, Jennifer Galloway, after she was indicted on one count of embezzlement by a Union County Grand Jury. In addition to today’s arrest, Galloway was issued a demand in the amount of $334,680.64.
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Former MSU Employee Arrested for Embezzlement

JACKSON, MS – State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that former Mississippi State University (MSU) employee, Susan Holder, 63, surrendered herself to the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, September 2.
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Former Deputy Clerk Arrested for Embezzlement

JACKSON—State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that former Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Clerk Stephanie Cooper, 33, surrendered herself to the Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, September 6, on charges of embezzlement.
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State Auditor Releases FY 2016 Exceptions Report

JACKSON-State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced the release of the Fiscal Year 2016 Audit Exceptions Report.

This report is a legally mandated account of all misappropriated or misspent public funds and the actions taken by the State Auditor’s Office for recovery and return of those funds to the appropriate entities for FY 2016.
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Former City Clerk of Itta Bena Sentenced

Jackson, Miss –State Auditor Stacey Pickering announces LaCheronda Spivey, former City Clerk of Itta Bena, pled guilty to one count of embezzlement and was sentenced to serve 1 year of house arrest, followed by 5 years of post-release supervision.
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State Auditor Special Agents Arrested Former Cafeteria Manager For The Jefferson Middle School

Jackson, Miss –State Auditor Special Agents arrested former Cafeteria Manager for the Jefferson Middle School of the Columbia School District, Marquette Magee of Columbia, Miss. He is accused of embezzlement – fraud in public office and for alteration of records.
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State Auditor Arrests former Deputy City Clerk of the Town of Blue Mountain

Jackson, Miss –State Auditor Special agent arrested former Deputy City Clerk of the Town of Blue Mountain, Machelle Holliday. She was also served with a demand totaling $5,669.21.
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