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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Madison Resident Arrested for Identity Theft and Medicaid Fraud

Brenda Faye Mason, 50, of Madison, has been arrested and faces charges for Medicaid fraud and identity theft, announced Attorney General
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Greene County Resident Faces Identity Theft and Fraud Charges

Feneisha Chandre Hill, 32, of State Line, turned herself in to the Greene County Sheriff’s Department and faces identity theft charges,
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Crystal Springs Husband and Wife Indicted for Identity Theft Medicaid Fraud

A Crystal Springs husband and wife were arrested Monday after being charged in a multi-count indictment with two counts each of
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Nine Undocumented Immigrants Arrested in Raymond for Identity Theft

Nine people identified as undocumented immigrants have been arrested in Raymond for identity theft, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. Read More

Seven Month Investigation Leads to Arrest in Identity Theft Case

Sylvia Cook, 59, whose last known residence is in Jackson, was arrested Wednesday in rural Rankin County. Cook is wanted
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AG Cautions Consumers to Avoid Buying Counterfeits this Holiday Shopping Season

As the holiday shopping season approaches, Attorney General Jim Hood is reminding Mississippians about the dangers associated with buying counterfeit goods.
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Warning: Be Wary of Slick Email Scams

“Today’s cons and cheats spend all of their time working out the kinks in their scam and end up with very
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