Auditor Pickering Issues Demand to Hazwltine Woods-Fouche, Ph.D.

JACKSON- After thorough investigation, State Auditor Stacey Pickering has issued a demand to Hazeltine Woods-Fouche, Ph.D., former employee of Coahoma Community College, in the amount of $57,805.46.

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Auditor Pickering Meets with American Legion Auxiliary´s Girls State

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering met with delegates to the Mississippi American Legion Auxiliary’s Girls State on Thursday, June 12, where he discussed role of the State Auditor in state government.

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Auditor Pickering Recognizes Jessica B Younger Property Agent of the Year

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering honored Jessica Bratt Younger with a proclamation today recognizing her achievement as the Mississippi Association of Governmental Purchasing and Property Agent’s Property Officer of the Year during MDOT’s monthly Commission Meeting.

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Auditor Pickering Announces Three Arrests for Katrina Fraud

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced the arrests of three individuals charged in fraud related to home repair as a result of damage from Hurricane Katrina.

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State Auditor Meets Jones Co. Delegates to MS American Legion Boys State

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering met with delegates to the Mississippi American Legion’s Boys State on Wednesday, May 28, where he discussed the importance of having dreams, selecting mentors and not being afraid to “fall forward” when working towards their dreams.

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Carroll County Supervisor Indicted For Embezzlement

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that Lloyd “Honey” Ashmore, Carroll County District 2 Supervisor, was indicted on two counts of embezzlement, first count in the amount of $3,196.59 and count two in the amount of $1,982.66.

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Warren County Golf Course Employee Indicted For Embezzlement

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that Deberine Ford, clerk at the Clear Creek Golf Club, was indicted on charges of embezzlement of county funds in Warren County.

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Auditor Pickering Returns $27,000 to Town of Sidon

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering returned nearly $27,000 to the Town of Sidon (Leflore County) after Kimberly Smith, former town clerk for the town of Sidon, pled guilty to embezzling funds.

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Auditor Pickering Returns Additional $100,000 to Jefferson County

FAYETTE, Miss.- Less than two months after State Auditor Stacey Pickering presented a $200,000 check to the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors, the State Auditor’s Office has recovered an additional $100,000 collected from a bond on behalf of Burnell Harris, former circuit clerk in Jefferson County who admitted to embezzling funds from the county.

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State Auditor Tops $1 Million In Recovered Taxpayer Funds

JACKSON- After returning $300,000 to the taxpayers in Jefferson County, State Auditor’s Office has recovered a total of $1,207,221.89 to taxpayers across Mississippi.

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