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State Auditor Releases FY 2016 Exceptions Report

JACKSON-State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced the release of the Fiscal Year 2016 Audit Exceptions Report. This report is a legally mandated account of all misappropriated or misspent public funds and the actions taken by the State Auditor’s Office for recovery and return of those funds to the appropriate entities for FY 2016. An audit “exception” […]

Former City Clerk of Itta Bena Sentenced

Jackson, Miss –State Auditor Stacey Pickering announces LaCheronda Spivey, former City Clerk of Itta Bena, pled guilty to one count of embezzlement and was sentenced to serve 1 year of house arrest, followed by 5 years of post-release supervision. Spivey was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $47,318.98 to the City of […]

State Auditor Special Agents Arrested Former Cafeteria Manager For The Jefferson Middle School

Jackson, Miss –State Auditor Special Agents arrested former Cafeteria Manager for the Jefferson Middle School of the Columbia School District, Marquette Magee of Columbia, Miss. He is accused of embezzlement – fraud in public office and for alteration of records. Based upon the evidence collected during this investigation, Magee embezzled funds in the amount of […]