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FOX Business
State-subsidized solar panel maker to close in Mississippithat was the lead investor in KiOR, whose biofuel failure sparked an ongoing la
FOX Business / Posted 7 hours ago
that was the lead investor in KiOR, whose biofuel failure sparked an ongoing lawsuit by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood in state court. Follow Jeff Amy at: http://twitter.com/jeffamy . Read his work at... Read more
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FOX Business
State-subsidized solar panel maker to close in Mississippithat was the lead investor in KiOR, whose biofuel failure sparked an ongoing la
FOX Business / Posted 7 hours ago
that was the lead investor in KiOR, whose biofuel failure sparked an ongoing lawsuit by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood in state court. Follow Jeff Amy at: http://twitter.com/jeffamy . Read his work at... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Woman arrested for attempting to defraud insurance companyone count of insurance fraud for allegedly attempting to defraud Geico Insuranc
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
one count of insurance fraud for allegedly attempting to defraud Geico Insurance out of more than $3,200. Attorney General Jim Hood said in a press release that Fulton reported a 2000 Grand Marquis as stolen and then submitted a false repair report... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Former nursing home care worker sentenced in theft caseat a Mississippi nursing home has been sentenced in a theft case involving pati
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 5 days ago
at a Mississippi nursing home has been sentenced in a theft case involving patients at the facility. Attorney General Jim Hood, in a news release Friday, said 29-year-old Leslie Burkett, of Jackson, was sentenced to two years, with one year... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Former care worker accused of stealing from patients sentencedis sentenced after being accused of stealing money and a diamond ring from pati
WJTV Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
is sentenced after being accused of stealing money and a diamond ring from patients at a nursing home. Attorney General Jim Hood said authorities charged 29-year-old Leslie Burkett with one count each of fraudulent use of identity and... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Woman charged with insurance fraudJACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — One person is charged with one count of insurance fraud
WJTV Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — One person is charged with one count of insurance fraud. Attorney General Jim Hood said 30-year-old Kyomi M. Fulton attempted to defraud GEICO Insurance Company. Authorities said she allegedly reported a 2000 Grand Marquis... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Fayette woman arrested for insurance fraudJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Attorney General Jim Hood has announced t
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 7 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Attorney General Jim Hood has announced the arrest of 30-year-old Kyomi M. Fulton on one count of insurance fraud. Fulton, of Fayette, attempted to defraud GEICO Insurance Company. She reported a 2000 Grand... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi woman arrested in worker's comp fraud caseJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi woman has been arrested in a worker's compe
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi woman has been arrested in a worker's compensation fraud case. Attorney General Jim Hood said Wednesday, in a news release, that 35-year-old Francine Owens is accused of giving misleading statements to Indemnity... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Jackson woman accused of workers’ compensation fraudJACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — A Jackson woman is accused of workers’ compensation fra
WJTV Jackson / Posted 8 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — A Jackson woman is accused of workers’ compensation fraud. Attorney General Jim Hood said authorities arrested 35-year-old Francine Owens, who also goes by the last name of Wren. Hood said Owens turned herself in to the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
AG: Watch out for home repair scammers targeting Nate storm victimsGeneral is urging residents who suffered property damage during Hurricane Nate
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
General is urging residents who suffered property damage during Hurricane Nate to watch out for scams. Attorney General Jim Hood said residents need to be on alert for tree cutters who may be scammers. “Unfortunately, we saw homeowners who were... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
AG Hood gives tips on how to avoid home repair scamsJACKSON, Miss. (WJTV)– Attorney General Jim Hood is reminding Mississippians to
WJTV Jackson / Posted 8 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV)– Attorney General Jim Hood is reminding Mississippians to be alert for tree cutters who may be scammers. Hood said homeowners who are cleaning up after Hurricane Nate could be targeted by scammers. “Unfortunately, we saw... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
AG: Watch out for home repair scammers targeting Nate storm victimsGeneral is urging residents who suffered property damage during Hurricane Nate
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 days ago
General is urging residents who suffered property damage during Hurricane Nate to watch out for scams. Attorney General Jim Hood said residents need to be on alert for tree cutters who may be scammers. “Unfortunately, we saw homeowners who were... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Holmes County man sentenced for assaulting sister-in-lawJACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — A man is accused of breaking into his sister-in-law’s h
WJTV Jackson / Posted 9 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — A man is accused of breaking into his sister-in-law’s home and beating her. Attorney General Jim Hood said 29-year-old Phillip Bullock of Pickens pleaded guilty Monday Holmes County Circuit Court to one count of aggravated... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi physician indicted for Medicaid fraudPeltan, a 50-year-old Cleveland resident, was indicted on 17 counts of fraud Tu
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 16 days ago
Peltan, a 50-year-old Cleveland resident, was indicted on 17 counts of fraud Tuesday in Bolivar County. Attorney General Jim Hood says Peltan turned in fake bills for care he never provided and billed for unneeded medical care between July 2011... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Mississippi physician indicted for Medicaid fraudPeltan, a 50-year-old Cleveland resident, was indicted on 17 counts of fraud Tu
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
Peltan, a 50-year-old Cleveland resident, was indicted on 17 counts of fraud Tuesday in Bolivar County. Attorney General Jim Hood says Peltan turned in fake bills for care he never provided and billed for unneeded medical care between July 2011... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Mississippi doctor charged with 17 counts of medical fraudAttorney General Jim Hood announced the arrest of a Cleveland, Miss. doctor on
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 16 days ago
Attorney General Jim Hood announced the arrest of a Cleveland, Miss. doctor on Tuesday. Bolivar County Sheriff's deputies arrested Dr. Harold Peltan, 50, and charged him with 17 counts of Medical Fraud, according to authorities. Peltan is a... Read more
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New Now Next
Mississippi's HB 1523 Is The Most Sweeping Anti-LGBT Law In The U.S. And It Takes Effect Fridayeducation, the plight of the mentally ill and the need to solve our state’s fin
New Now Next / Posted 17 days ago
education, the plight of the mentally ill and the need to solve our state’s financial mess,” Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said in a press release last summer. “I don’t believe that’s the way to carry out Jesus’ primary directives to... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Other Editors: State correct in holding Equifax accountableand what steps can be taken in the future to prevent such an error from happeni
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
and what steps can be taken in the future to prevent such an error from happening again. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood announced last week that he had joined 31 attorneys general from across the country in requesting credit reporting... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
State of the State Survey reveals Mississippi voter prioritiesinterest comes when you examine individual leader's approval ratings. Looking a
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 20 days ago
interest comes when you examine individual leader's approval ratings. Looking ahead to a potential Tate Reeves and Jim Hood matchup in the 2019 gubernatorial race. "It's an interesting contrast between the two," added Shrader. "Both, I... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
State of the State Survey reveals Mississippi voter prioritiesinterest comes when you examine individual leader's approval ratings. Looking a
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 20 days ago
interest comes when you examine individual leader's approval ratings. Looking ahead to a potential Tate Reeves and Jim Hood matchup in the 2019 gubernatorial race. "It's an interesting contrast between the two," added Shrader. "Both, I... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Columbia man sentenced for possessing child pornographyas a sex offender and pay a $5,000 fine in addition to $1,000 to the Children’s
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 20 days ago
as a sex offender and pay a $5,000 fine in addition to $1,000 to the Children’s Trust Fund, according to Attorney General Jim Hood. “Our cybercrime division continues fighting the acts of these perverts every day,” said Hood. “This young man had... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Survey can help legislators escape echo chambersurvey, with an overall approval rating of 38.4 percent. Meanwhile, Gov. Phil
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
survey, with an overall approval rating of 38.4 percent. Meanwhile, Gov. Phil Bryant (53.5 percent) and Attorney General Jim Hood, the only Democrat to hold statewide office (52.3 percent) fare better. On another note, while most say fixing... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Mississippi funeral home owner arrested for fraudAttorney General Jim Hood says 42-year-old Kimredell Dotson faces four counts o
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 20 days ago
Attorney General Jim Hood says 42-year-old Kimredell Dotson faces four counts of committing false pretense. He surrendered to Choctaw County authorities following a grand jury indictment for defrauding his customers in an amount greater than $500 in... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi funeral home owner arrested for fraudfuneral home owner has been arrested for failing to forward premiums to a life
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 21 days ago
funeral home owner has been arrested for failing to forward premiums to a life insurance company. Attorney General Jim Hood says 42-year-old Kimredell Dotson faces four counts of committing false pretense. He surrendered to Choctaw County... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Man who bribed Mississippi official to enter prison Nov. 30scheduled to report to prison April 4, but remained free on bail so he can test
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 22 days ago
scheduled to report to prison April 4, but remained free on bail so he can testify in state lawsuits by Attorney General Jim Hood seeking to recover money from prison contractors. Defense attorney Carlos Tanner says McCrory gave depositions Aug.... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Choctaw County funeral home owner arrested for defrauding customersJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Attorney General Jim Hood announced the a
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 23 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Attorney General Jim Hood announced the arrest of 42-year-old Kimredell Dotson on four counts of committing false pretense in connection with his collection of insurance premiums on two separate life insurance... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Choctaw County funeral home owner arrested for defrauding customersJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Attorney General Jim Hood announced the a
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 23 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Attorney General Jim Hood announced the arrest of 42-year-old Kimredell Dotson on four counts of committing false pretense in connection with his collection of insurance premiums on two separate life insurance... Read more
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Newsmax
Polygamists Try to Halt Gay Marriages in Mississippiwas filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District against Pontotoc Cir
Newsmax / Posted 27 days ago
was filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District against Pontotoc Circuit Clerk Melinda Nowicki, Attorney General Jim Hood and Gov. Phil Bryant. The Clarion-Ledger noted that one of the four plaintiffs, Chris Sevier, describes himself as... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Narcan Saves 2 Lives in LaurelDepartment as an initiative to reduce drug – related deaths with the rise of op
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 27 days ago
Department as an initiative to reduce drug – related deaths with the rise of opioid usage. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said in a release Wednesday that he is joining 37 other Attorneys General in that effort of helping in the fight... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
New financial education initiative launched— The Mississippi Council for Economic Education Forum on American Enterprise,
WJTV Jackson / Posted 27 days ago
— The Mississippi Council for Economic Education Forum on American Enterprise, Treasurer Lynn Fitch and Attorney General Jim Hood announced a new two-year partnership including the Mississippi Council on Economic Education and Mississippi State... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Polygamists and machinist file lawsuit over gay marriagethe State of Mississippi. In early September, they filed a federal lawsuit aga
WJTV Jackson / Posted 28 days ago
the State of Mississippi. In early September, they filed a federal lawsuit against Governor Phil Bryant, Attorney General Jim Hood, and Pontotoc County Circuit Clerk Melinda Nowicki. This lawsuit basically argues that same-sex marriage goes... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Polygamists file suit challenging gay marriage in Miss.recognizing gay marriages. The lawsuit was filed against Pontotoc Circuit Cler
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 28 days ago
recognizing gay marriages. The lawsuit was filed against Pontotoc Circuit Clerk Melinda Nowicki, state Attorney General Jim Hood and Gov. Phil Bryant. Similar lawsuits have been filed in other states. The filers of the Mississippi lawsuit say... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Lexington man arrested for insurance, wire fraud(WJTV) — A Lexington man is facing charges of insurance fraud, wire fraud, and
WJTV Jackson / Posted 28 days ago
(WJTV) — A Lexington man is facing charges of insurance fraud, wire fraud, and attempted false pretense. Attorney General Jim Hood said authorities arrested 31-year-old Donald Adams this week. He is accused of attempting to defraud Progressive... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi man gets 45 years for strangling, hanging woman45 years in prison for assaulting his child's mother and hanging her over a bri
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 28 days ago
45 years in prison for assaulting his child's mother and hanging her over a bridge while strangling her. Attorney General Jim Hood announced Thursday's sentencing of Donald Turner, of Clinton. Hood, in a news release, said he was glad to see a... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Man accused of strangling, beating his child’s mother sentencedCLINTON, Miss. (WJTV) — A judge sentenced the man accused of strangling his chi
WJTV Jackson / Posted 28 days ago
CLINTON, Miss. (WJTV) — A judge sentenced the man accused of strangling his child’s mother. Attorney General Jim Hood said a judge sentenced 39-year-old Donald Turner to 45 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Turner... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Mississippi Attorney General discusses impact of Equifax data breachaffects 1.29 million Mississippians and if you take out children, that's almost
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 30 days ago
affects 1.29 million Mississippians and if you take out children, that's almost all of us," said Attorney General Jim Hood. Attorney General Jim Hood joined 30 other AG's to open an investigation into Equifax. "They're in for it and they... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Mississippi Attorney General discusses impact of Equifax data breachaffects 1.29 million Mississippians and if you take out children, that's almost
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 30 days ago
affects 1.29 million Mississippians and if you take out children, that's almost all of us," said Attorney General Jim Hood. Attorney General Jim Hood joined 30 other AG's to open an investigation into Equifax. "They're in for it and they... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi Attorney General discusses impact of Equifax data breachaffects 1.29 million Mississippians and if you take out children, that's almost
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 30 days ago
affects 1.29 million Mississippians and if you take out children, that's almost all of us," said Attorney General Jim Hood. Attorney General Jim Hood joined 30 other AG's to open an investigation into Equifax. "They're in for it and they... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Beware of scams tied to credit info breach, Hood saysJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is warning about sc
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 30 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is warning about scams tied to the Equifax security breach. Equifax is an Atlanta-based credit data company. It recently announced that hackers had gained access to consumers' Social... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
AG Jim Hood Warns of Scam Websites Posing as EquifaxJACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Attorney General Jim Hood is warning consumers to use e
WJTV Jackson / Posted 30 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Attorney General Jim Hood is warning consumers to use extra caution when accessing information telling them if they have been impacted by the recent Equifax data breach. “Consumers should make sure that they are accessing the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Tupelo woman accused of posing as Mississippi patrol cadetMississippi woman has been arrested for posing as a highway patrol recruit to r
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 30 days ago
Mississippi woman has been arrested for posing as a highway patrol recruit to raise money online. Attorney General Jim Hood, in a news release Monday, announced Friday's arrest of Natasha Lesha Stephens, of Tupelo. Jail records did not list... Read more
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Search Engine Land
Google gradually limiting search ads on addiction treatment queriesthe past few months. As you can imagine, this is an extraordinarily complicated
Search Engine Land / Posted 30 days ago
the past few months. As you can imagine, this is an extraordinarily complicated conversation, with many moving parts,” said Jim Hood, Facing Addiction co-founder, in an email. Facing Addiction undertook a comprehensive analysis of how much money... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Tupelo woman arrested for posing as MHP trainee to raise moneyAttorney General Jim Hood announced the arrest of a Tupelo woman for posing as
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted a month ago
Attorney General Jim Hood announced the arrest of a Tupelo woman for posing as a highway patrol recruit online to raise money. Investigators arrested Natasha Lesha Stephens, 30, on Friday after she attempted to raise over $1,000 on a GoFundMe page... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
1 arrested after fake GoFundMe page set up for MHP training, authorities sayafter authorities say she fraudulently acted as a highway patrolman recruit to
WJTV Jackson / Posted a month ago
after authorities say she fraudulently acted as a highway patrolman recruit to raise money online. Attorney General Jim Hood said Natasha Lesha Stephens is charged with one felony count of wire and mail fraud. Law enforcement officers... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Tupelo woman arrested for posing as MHP trainee to raise moneyAttorney General Jim Hood announced the arrest of a Tupelo woman for posing as
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted a month ago
Attorney General Jim Hood announced the arrest of a Tupelo woman for posing as a highway patrol recruit online to raise money. Investigators arrested Natasha Lesha Stephens, 30, on Friday after she raised over $1,000 on a GoFundMe page for what she... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi man arrested for failing to pay child supportLUMBERTON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi man has been arrested after failing to pa
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 1 months ago
LUMBERTON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi man has been arrested after failing to pay child support. Attorney General Jim Hood says 45-year-old Ernest Wade Creech, of Lucedale, surrendered to deputies at the Green County Sheriff's Office on Thursday.... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
AG Hood joins multistate investigation into Equifax data breachJACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has joined dozens
WJTV Jackson / Posted 1 months ago
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has joined dozens of other attorney generals in requesting credit reporting firm Equifax to disable links for enrollment in fee-based credit monitoring services. The multi-state... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
MS Attorney General joins multi-state Equifax investigationJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Attorney General Jim Hood joined 31 attor
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 1 months ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Attorney General Jim Hood joined 31 attorneys general in requesting credit reporting firm Equifax disable links for enrollment in fee-based credit monitoring services on Friday. This decision was made in the wake... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Lucedale man arrested for failure to pay child supportman has been arrested after failing to pay child support, according to the Miss
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 1 months ago
man has been arrested after failing to pay child support, according to the Mississippi Attorney General. Attorney General Jim Hood announced the arrest of 45-year-old Ernest Wade Creech for failing to pay child support for nearly eight... Read more

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