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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Attorney General Jim Hood Reminds Consumers to be Cautious and to Avoid Scammers and Con Artists during the Tax Season

With the April 15 tax deadline quickly approaching, Attorney General Jim Hood is reminding Mississippi consumers today to be vigilant about
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Attorney General Jim Hood Reminds Consumers to Remain Vigilant Against Phishing Attacks

Attorney General Jim Hood warns consumers not to respond to text messages or emails saying that you’ve won a prize, gift
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Attorney General Jim Hood’s Consumer Protection Division to Offer Information, Assistance to Flood Victims at Three Locations Next Week

Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that representatives from the Consumer Protection Division of the Attorney General’s Office will be in
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Attorney General Jim Hood Reminds Mississippians to be Aware of Scams as Spring Storm Season Approaches

With spring storm season just around the corner, Attorney General Jim Hood wants to remind Mississippians who suffer property damage as
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AG Announces Upcoming 10th Annual Community Shred Days

Attorney General Jim Hood is pleased to announce Mississippi consumers will get a chance to protect themselves from becoming victims of
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ATTORNEY GENERAL JIM HOOD ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH MONEYGRAM

Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that MoneyGram Payment Systems, Inc. has agreed to improve its anti-fraud program to help protect
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