Alerts

Public Employees Retirement System

August 18, 2013
CLICK HERE to read the letter and opinion to PERS Study Commission in adobe pdf format.

Phone Scam Promises Lottery Winnings or Bogus Checks

October 23, 2013
Mississippi residents be cautious of phoney phone marketers promising lottery winnings or bogus checks in the mail claiming you’ve been selected as a grand prize winner. Please see our
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Black Farmers Settlement scam warning issued

October 23, 2013
Unsuspecting Mississippians should watch out for scammers claiming Black Farmers Settlement ties, AG Hood warns. See the full press release HERE.  

CONSUMER ALERT: Bogus Emails Claiming to Come from the “Office of the Attorney General” Targeting Mississippi Business Owners and Consumers

July 20, 2016
Attorney General Jim Hood is warning Mississippi consumers about a widely circulated email alleging to be from the “Office of the Attorney General,” which in fact is a brazen
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AG Warns Consumers of Scams Targeting Accounts of Amazon Customers

April 20, 2017
Attorney General Jim warned Internet users, particularly customers of Amazon, about the possibility they could be targets of scammers intending to infect computers with viruses. This scam and others
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SEVERE WEATHER ALERT: 24/7 Hotline Open

October 6, 2017
Our hotline is open 24/7 through the entirety of Nate. Consumers should call 800-281-4418 with questions or complaints. Anyone who suspects price gouging should use their camera phone to capture
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