Two Sentenced for “Early Release” Prison Conspiracy

Today, Attorney General Jim Hood announced the sentencing of two Copiah County natives involved in a jail scam taking the money
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Attorney General Hood Recognizes Military Consumer Protection Month

July marks Military Consumer Protection Month, and Attorney General Jim Hood is offering guidelines to prevent members of the military from
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Woman Arrested for Using Forged Checks From Assisted Living Center

Attorney General Jim Hood announced the arrest of a woman on one count of uttering forgery in Greenville.
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CONSUMER ALERT: Elders Targeted in “Grandparent Scam”

Attorney General Jim Hood’s Consumer Protect Division has seen a recent increase in cases where grandparents have been the targets of
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AG Hood, Auto Repair Task Force Release Consumer Guide for Insurance and Auto Body Repair

Today, Attorney General Jim Hood announced the release of the Consumer's Guide to Insurance and Auto Body Repair.
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ATTORNEY GENERAL JIM HOOD ANNOUNCES THAT EXPERIAN, TRANSUNION, AND EQUIFAX WILL OVERHAUL CREDIT REPORTING PRACTICES, AND END DECEPTIVE MARKETING IN MISSISSIPPI

Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies will overhaul their business practices and two
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AG JIM HOOD ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH VOLKSWAGEN OVER EMISSIONS FRAUD- Mississippi to receive $2.5 million in compensation

Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that Mississippi and 42 other states and jurisdictions have agreed to a $570 million settlement
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Deceptive “Phishing” Schemes Target Consumers

JACKSON – As criminals find new ways to commit identity theft and fraud, Attorney General Jim Hood today urged Mississippi consumers
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12 Illegal Immigrants Arrested for Fraudulent Use of Identity and Violating the Mississippi Employment Protection Act

Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that 12 undocumented immigrants working for a Flora-based construction company were arrested this week for
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Undocumented Raymond Worker Convicted of Identity Fraud

Irvin Efrahin Mejia-Saavedra, 27, an undocumented worker and citizen of Honduras, has been convicted by a Hinds County jury for fraudulent
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