Sunday, August 18, 2019

Mississippi Attorney General

22-year-old Meridian Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

Christopher Edward Scrimpshire, of Meridian, will spend five years in prison after pleading guilty to possessing child pornography, Attorney General Jim Hood announced. Lauderdale County...

AG WARNS, “THIS IS WHAT A SOCIAL SECURITY SCAM SOUNDS LIKE.”

Earlier this year, we told you about a growing scam: people pretending to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA), trying to get your...

ATTORNEY GENERAL JIM HOOD WARNS, “THIS IS WHAT A SOCIAL SECURITY...

Earlier this year, we told you about a growing scam: people pretending to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA), trying to get your...

Washington County Store Owner Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

Mohamed Anagi Mohamed, of Greenville, will spend 10 years behind bars for drug trafficking, announced Attorney General Jim Hood. Mohamed, 48, was sentenced Monday by...

AG Urges Congressional Leadership to Remove Federal Barriers to Treat Opioid...

Attorney General Jim Hood joined a bipartisan coalition of 39 attorneys general in a letter to Congressional leadership, asking for the removal of federal...

Mississippi Settles with Fiat, Bosch for Curbing Emissions Standards

Mississippi will receive a total of $770,540 from two separate multistate settlements reached between Attorney General Jim Hood, 51 attorneys general, Fiat Chrysler, and...

Man Sentenced for Failing to Pay Over $51,000 in Child Support

Mark Anderson, of Vicksburg, must repay $51,404 for over 10 years’ worth of missed child support payments, Attorney General Jim Hood announced. Anderson, 46, pleaded...

Brandon Man Arrested for Possessing Child Pornography

A Brandon man was arrested Tuesday and charged with one count of child exploitation for possession of child pornography, Attorney General Jim Hood announced. Jeremy...

Former State Hospital Employee Pleads Guilty to Fondling Patient

A former direct care worker of East Mississippi State hospital will spend four years in prison for fondling a patient against his will, Attorney...

$600 Million Settlement Reached Following Equifax Data Breach

Mississippi to receive nearly $1.4 million of $175 million going to statesPeople affected by the massive 2017 Equifax data breach will receive 10 years...