Posts Tagged ‘Attorney General’s Office’

Contact lens investigation leads to multiple arrests

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — An undercover operation has resulted in several arrests and numerous businesses facing allegations of unauthorized dispensing of contact lenses, according to Attorney General Jim Hood. Investigators with the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection and Public Integrity Divisions, working with the Mississippi Optometry Board, conducted a two-month undercover investigation, which resulted in seven arrests […] [...]

Hood recruiting other AGs to go after Google

JACKSON — Attorney General Jim Hood says he’s trying to organize state attorneys general to push Google to better protect intellectual property such as music, movies and software. Hood said yesterday during a luncheon sponsored by the Capitol press corps and Mississippi State University’s Stennis Institute of Government that he’s circulating a letter to other […] [...]

AG warning of WIN Job Center scam; 40 applicants swindled

JACKSON — Attorney General Jim Hood is warning consumers to be aware of a wanted con-artist currently perpetrating a clever employment scam in the State. The con, who identified himself as Brandon Williams with “Wipe Out Windows,” actually filed job orders with WIN Job Centers in Vicksburg, Greenwood and Forest. Williams, as he will be […] [...]

Store owners face sentencing for selling counterfeit clothing

HOUSTON — A Chickasaw County couple pleaded guilty this week to selling counterfeit goods. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports 46-year-old Willie McMillian and his wife, 47-year-old Sophia Hill McMillian, pleaded guilty to sale and possession with intent to sell goods bearing counterfeit labels or trade-marks. McMillian owned and operated Urban Wear with Hill, where […] [...]

October 22, 2012- Chuck McIntosh

by Published: October 21,2012

Tags: Attorney General's Office, Jim Hood, payday loans

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Mississippi AG Comments on BP Oil Crisis

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood comments on the potential civil and criminal ramifications of the BP/Transocean oil spill crisis and its financial and legal impact on the state. [...]

Hood rules MGCCC-USA deal is legal

GAUTIER — The state attorney general has ruled an agreement between a Mississippi community college and an Alabama university is legal, including a stipulation the rent would be waived for the first year. The ruling came Monday, three days after the University of South Alabama backed out of a deal to rent part of a […] [...]

Hood rules MGCCC-USA deal is legal

GAUTIER — The state attorney general has ruled an agreement between a Mississippi community college and an Alabama university is legal, including a stipulation the rent would be waived for the first year. The ruling came Monday, three days after the University of South Alabama backed out of a deal to rent part of a […] [...]

Hood watching ‘water war’

DESOTO COUNTY — Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says he wants to talk to his counterparts in Tennessee and Arkansas before deciding whether to continue a legal fight with the City of Memphis over water taken from an aquifer in DeSoto County. The U.S. Supreme Court declined Jan. 25 to intervene in Mississippi’s claim that […] [...]

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