Sardis woman going to prison for forgery

November 29, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

A Panola County Circuit Jury took less than 15 minutes to convict a Sardis woman of forging a court document, Attorney General Jim Hood said.

Samantha Johnson, 40, a former Secretary for a Batesville law office used her position to compose a fictitious Chancery Court divorce document by forging signatures, including a Deputy Clerk’s and presenting the document to an unsuspecting client as if the document had been approved and filed, when in fact it had not.

Hinds County employee indicted for taking bribes

September 12, 2012 in News, Statewide News

A Hinds County employee has been indicted for allegedly accepting bribes, Attorney General Jim Hood said.

Steven Craig Walter, 51, of Jackson was indicted by a Hinds County Grand Jury for two counts of accepting bribes from defendants to fix cases while employed as a clerk at the Hinds County District Attorney’s Office.

AG arrests 2 for price gouging during Hurricane Isaac

August 30, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Mississippi’s Attorney General Jim Hood said Wednesday evening that two business owners have been arrested for over charging customers during Hurricane Isaac.

The first arrest occurred in Jackson when Rajinder Singh, 50, of Madison was arrested at his place of business, Fuel Time Gas Station, on Bullard Street.

AG can’t enforce price gouging statue during threat of Isaac

August 28, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Attorney General Jim Hood wishes to inform Mississippians included in the designated emergency impact area created by Issac that the current State of Emergency does not allow his office to enforce the price gouging statute.

Hattiesburg cop sentenced for giving away dept. TV

August 28, 2012 in News, Statewide News

A former Hattiesburg policeman has been sentenced on one count of embezzlement by a public official for giving away a TV confiscated as evidence in the police department.

Hazlehurst man gets 5 years for selling fake goods out of his car

August 23, 2012 in News, Statewide News

A Hazlehurst man is going to prison for selling counterfeit purses and other goods out of his car, Attorney General Jim Hood said.

Christopher Williams, 25, of Hazlehurst, was sentenced by Judge Lamar Pickard in Copiah County Circuit Court on one felony count of vending goods bearing a counterfeit trademark or label.

Tupelo nurse going to jail for taking patient’s meds herself

July 18, 2012 in News, Police Report, Statewide News, Top Stories

From The Mississippi Link Newswire JACKSON – A Tupelo nurse is going to jail for taking prescription medicines away from her patients and taking them herself, Attorney General Jim Hood […]

AG warns of scam targeting Bancorp South

July 2, 2012 in News, Top Stories

From The Mississippi Link Newswire JACKSON – Attorney General Jim Hood is warning Mississippi residents to be aware of a scam using the name of Bancorp South to target potential […]