Tuesday, October 16, 2018

State Auditor

Mound Bayou Mayor Indicted, Demand Issued

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that former Mound Bayou Mayor Kennedy Johnson has been indicted on three counts of embezzlement by a...

Demand Issued Against Jones County Judge

JACKSON – Circuit Judge Billy Joe Landrum of the 18th Circuit Court District has not been following state law in administering a Jones County...

State Auditor’s Work Recognized with National Award

Denver, Colo.- Mississippi State Auditor Stacey E. Pickering was the only state official from across the country to receive the prestigious David M. Walker...

Shumate Pleads Guilty As DMR Investigation Nears Conclusion

JACKSON- This past Friday, former Department of Marine Resources Director of Coastal Management Programs Sheila Shumate pled guilty to one count of Embezzlement and...

Infographic: Protecting The Taxpayers Of Mississippi

Since 2008, the Investigative Division of the Office of the State Auditor has a record of protecting the taxpayers of Mississippi.

State Auditor Releases FY2014 Exceptions Report

JACKSON- Today, State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced the release of the Fiscal Year 2014 Audit Exception Report. This report is a legally mandated account...

Former Southwest Covington County Volunteer Fire Department Chief Indicted

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that Jerry Warren, the former Fire Chief of the Southwest Covington County Volunteer Fire Department (SCCVFD), has...

WCBI: Alcorn County Purchasing Clerk Arrested

CORINTH, Miss. – In an unofficial Alcorn County Board meeting, the state Auditor addressed the public and board members regarding the arrest of a...

State Auditor Issues Demand Against Rankin County School District Employee For...

JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that a demand has been issued against Melanie Harrell Garner, a Nurse Practitioner for the Rankin County...

Reading Consultant Sentenced For Paying Bribes To Greenville Superintendent

JACKSON – Felicia C. Adams, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, State Auditor Stacey Pickering, and Yessyka Santana, Special Agent in...