FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DEPT. OF HUMAN SERVICES: A Neshoba County, Miss. resident was arrested by authorities on May 1, 2023, following a SNAP fraud investigation conducted by the Investigations Division of the Mississippi Department of Human Service (MDHS).MDHS announced that April Long of Neshoba County... Read More.
Love is in the air or maybe not. If you are thinking about checking out romance on a dating app this weekend, be careful and watch out. The BBB is reporting that with the recent increase of CARES Act funding, some of that money... Read More.
The Scam Alert is on high again and this time it's the concerning Covid-19. The Mississippi Insurance Department is warning you to watch out for vaccination fraud. Signs for potentially dangerous scams include the following -1. You are asked to pay out of pocket... Read More.
Fraudulent emails continue to circulate. The MDES has announced that "the email in question falsely claims the recipient is approved for new pandemic stimulus benefits. Do not click if you see this email." MDES went on to... Read More.
Trial dates have been set for the former head of Mississippi's welfare agency and some other people.They are charged with misusing money that was intended to help needy people in the nation's poorest state.John Davis is former director of the Mississippi Department of Human... Read More.
Shahjahan Sultan, M.D., 37 of Madison, Mississippi and Thomas Edward Sturdavant, M.D., 56, of Kingsport, Tennessee, pled guilty today before Senior U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett to conspiring to commit health care fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge Michelle... Read More.
Nationwide Compound Pharmacy Fraud Scheme Involved Almost a Quarter of a Billion DollarsHattiesburg, Miss. – Thomas Edward Spell, Jr., 51, a pharmacy owner in Ridgeland, Mississippi, was sentenced today to 10 years in federal prison for his involvement in a $243 million compounding pharmacy... Read More.
A former member of the Tribal Council for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and his wife have been arraigned on a Superseding Indictment for theft/embezzlement, wire fraud, money laundering conspiracy, and false statements to a bank, in separate schemes to defraud the Tribal... Read More.
Tonya Levera Davis, 49, of Newton, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Carlton W. Reeves to serve two years in federal prison, followed by one year of supervised release, for aggravated identity theft and making false statements, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and... Read More.