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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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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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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Consumer Alert: Online Dating Scams Leave Broken Hearts, Empty Wallets

No doubt countless Mississippians will celebrate this Valentine’s Day with someone they met online. Dating websites and social networking apps can
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AG AND THE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY ISSUES SCAM ALERT

Attorney General Jim Hood and the Mississippi Department of Public Safety (MDPS) are warning Mississippi consumers of an email scam in
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Attorney General Jim Hood Warns Consumers of Recent Phishing Emails Sent to Users’ Google Accounts

Attorney General Jim Hood warns consumers to be cautious in clicking links contained in any unsolicited emails sent to their email
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Attorney General Jim Hood Warns Mississippians of a Recent Spoofing Scam

Attorney General Jim Hood is warning Mississippians today of a phone scam that challenges even the savviest consumer. “Scammers realize
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Attorney General Jim Hood Warns Mississippians of IRS Scammers Searching for their Next Victim

The scammers call claiming to be an agent for the IRS or the Federal Treasury Department. The victim is told
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