State Auditor Recovers Over $19,000 for the City of Vicksburg

April 8, 2013

JACKSON- Today, State Auditor Stacey Pickering presented a check for $19,416.10 to officials with the City of Vicksburg.

This recovery follows an investigation into embezzlement of public funds by former Assistant City Clerk, Katrina McCloud. The amount recovered includes $18,842.53 in total funds embezzled and $573.57 in interest expense.

“In light of the recent headlines in Warren County, I am pleased that the Office of the State Auditor can provide some positive news to the City of Vicksburg,” said State Auditor Stacey Pickering. “The money returned today should restore funds that the City can use for the betterment of its future.”

McCloud embezzled funds from the City of Vicksburg by removing cash from the daily batch deposits and replacing it with checks receipted in past and future batches. She resigned her position as Assistant City Clerk on July 30, 2010.