Alerts

Public Employees Retirement System

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

CONSUMER ALERT: Important Information Regarding the Corn Seed Settlement Program

February 20, 2019
Attorney General Jim Hood is warning anyone who recently participated in community events held in Jasper, Forrest and Pike Counties regarding the “Corn Seed Settlement Program” that they may
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Spike in Social Security Scam Raises Caution for Consumers

February 13, 2019
Attorney General Jim Hood is warning Mississippians of a rise in scam calls that try to get you to believe your Social Security Number has been suspended. “Your Social Security
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CONSUMER ALERT: AG Hood Warns State Workers of Paycheck Scam

February 12, 2019
Attorney General Jim Hood is warning employees of the State of Mississippi that scammers are targeting them in attempt to reroute direct deposits of employees’ pay to another bank
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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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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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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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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.  

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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AG WARNS, “THIS IS WHAT A SOCIAL SECURITY SCAM SOUNDS LIKE.”

August 8, 2019
Earlier this year, we told you about a growing scam: people pretending to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA), trying to get your Social Security number or your
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