Wednesday, January 22, 2020

State Auditor

Auditor’s Office Begins New Year with Momentum from Concluded Investigations

JACKSON, Miss. – State Auditor Shad White’s office ended 2019 by securing convictions for Dana Beaman of Hancock County and Christy James of Wayne County in...

Mississippi Outpaces Southern States in Outside-the-Classroom Spending

JACKSON, Miss. – Mississippi spent a higher percentage of public education money outside the classroom and on administrative expenditures than almost every other state in the...

Former Warren County Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

JACKSON, Miss. – Today State Auditor Shad White announced Paula Hunt, former bookkeeper at the Warren County Tax Collector’s office, pled guilty to embezzlement in Warren...

Auditor Makes Two Arrests in Smith County in Separate Cases

JACKSON, Miss. – Today Auditor Shad White announced Special Agents from his office have arrested two former public employees in Smith County after concluding separate investigations. Helen...

Auditor Arrests Mayor of Aberdeen for Embezzlement

JACKSON, Miss. – Today Auditor Shad White announced Special Agents from his office have arrested Mayor Maurice Howard of Aberdeen after he was indicted for 5...

Auditor Arrests Former District Attorney Employee and Former Deputy Tax Collector...

JACKSON, Miss. – Today Auditor Shad White announced Special Agents from his office have arrested former Pearl River County Deputy Tax Collector Stacy Treadaway and Joseph...

Auditor’s Report Shows Disregard for Cyber Security in State Government

JACKSON, Miss. – Several state agencies, boards, commissions, and universities are failing to adhere to state cyber security laws, leaving Mississippians’ personal data vulnerable...

Auditor Arrests Supervisor in Newton County

JACKSON, Miss. – Today Auditor Shad White announced Special Agents from his office have arrested Newton County Supervisor Glenn Hollingsworth after he was indicted for fraudulently...

Auditor Finds Documentation Issues at Blues Commission

Report recommends abolishing commission and assigning its responsibilities to nonprofit organizationJACKSON, Miss. – A performance audit released today by State Auditor Shad White found the...

Former Wayne County Justice Court Clerk Arrested for Embezzlement

JACKSON, Miss. – Today Auditor Shad White announced Special Agents from his office have arrested former Wayne County Justice Court Clerk Christy James after she was...