Thursday, September 19, 2019

State Auditor

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...

Auditor Makes Two Arrests in Separate Embezzlement Cases

JACKSON, Miss. – Today Auditor Shad White announced Special Agents from his office have arrested former City of Philadelphia Court Clerk Karen Refre and...

State Auditor Finds Alarming Business Practices at Hinds County School District

JACKSON, Miss. – Today Auditor Shad White announced his office uncovered alarming business practices at the Hinds County School District during a routine audit. Auditors found...

Auditor’s Office Returns Over $160,000 to Taxpayers in July

JACKSON, Miss. – Today State Auditor Shad White announced his office returned over $160,000 to Mississippi taxpayers last month after previous investigations by the Mississippi Office...

Auditor’s Annual Report Shows Busy Year for Recovering Public Money

JACKSON, Miss. – State Auditor Shad White today announced the release of an annual report listing the instances of misappropriation, misspending, or theft of public funds...

Department of Human Services and Prison Industries Among Agencies with Significant...

JACKSON, Miss. – Several Mississippi state agencies failed to meet legal requirements to spend public money and do not have adequate safeguards to prevent fraud according...

Auditors Arrest Harrison County Assistant Tax Collector

JACKSON, Miss. – Today State Auditor Shad White announced Special Agents from his office have arrested Harrison County Assistant Tax Collector Denise Gill after she was...

Auditor Arrests Former Nurse at Collins Veterans Home

JACKSON, Miss. – Today State Auditor Shad White announced Special Agents from his office have arrested a nurse previously employed by the Mississippi Veterans Affairs Board...

Auditor Arrests Former Stone County Utility Authority Employee

JACKSON, Miss. – Today State Auditor Shad White announced Special Agents from his office have arrested Shellie Dickens (aka Shellie Martin), former administrative assistant for the Stone...