AG Warns That Phone Scammers Continue Clever Cons

Attorney General Jim Hood today is reissuing a reminder about the clever scams constantly being executed by con-artists.
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AG Warning: Be Cautious of Recent Phone Scams

Attorney General Jim Hood today reminds Mississippians to continue to be cautious of bogus phone scams which constantly circulate in new
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Con Artists Targeting Mississippi Credit Union Members

Attorney General Jim Hood is warning consumers that Mississippi has recently experienced a multitude of automated phishing attempts targeting credit unions
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AG Warns Consumers of “Black Farmers Settlement” Scam

Attorney General Jim Hood is warning consumers to be aware of persons or organizations offering help in filing claims in the
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Attorney General Hood Warns Mississippians of Recent Lottery Scams

Attorney General Jim Hood is warning Mississippi residents to be cautious of phoney phone marketers promising lottery winnings or bogus checks
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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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Jamaican National Arrested in Gulfport for Alleged Role in Lottery Scam

The alleged victims were told that they had won the lottery, but were required to pay taxes before the award could
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Attorney General Warns Consumers of Recent E-mail Scam

Attorney General Jim Hood is warning consumers and businesses to be aware of a recent email scam purporting to help overseas
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Board of Contractors and AG Join Forces to Fight Unscrupulous Contractors

Following a series of recent storms, the Mississippi State Board of Contractors (MSBOC) and the Mississippi Attorney General's Office (MSAGO) are
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Former Wiggins Resident Going to Prison for Home Repair Fraud

"This defendant took advantage of folks in a most vulnerable moment," said Attorney General Hood. "I appreciate Judge Gargiulo imposing
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