Tag Archives: Jim Hood

Drugs or counterfeit goods?

March 19, 2014

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A recent arrest proves one thing — if you’re going to sell drugs, stay away from counterfeit goods. A Tate County resident has been arrested for the sale of a controlled substance and the sale of counterfeit goods in the Senatobia area, according to Attorney General Jim Hood. Keith Roderick Danner, 41, of Senatobia was […]

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Hood liked Ed McMahon; but lottery scammers…

October 23, 2013

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Mississippians should be aware — a notice saying they are big winners could result in big losses. Attorney General Jim Hood has issued an alert on phony phone marketers promising lottery winnings or bogus checks in the mail. This particular scam, referred to as the lottery scam, can surface via phone, mail or email.  The […]

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Attorney General comments on federal “mobile cramming” crackdown

June 25, 2013

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JACKSON- Attorney General Jim Hood has joined with 39 other state and territorial attorneys general in sending comments to the U. S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about stopping mobile cramming, the placement of unauthorized third-party charges on mobile phones, Hood announced today. “This national problem continues to get worse,” Hood said. “We are determined to […]

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Attorney General Hood asks Google to address illegal, counterfeit goods

June 6, 2013

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Attorney General Jim Hood is asking internet giant Google to substantially address issues on its internet site that are allowing consumers to obtain illegal and counterfeit goods, including the online sale of dangerous drugs without a prescription. Hood leads a group of national attorneys general who are concerned that Google’s search algorithm often leads to […]

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Attorney General Jim Hood warns consumers of recent e-mail scam

May 15, 2013

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JACKSON, Mississippi — Attorney General Jim Hood is warning consumers and businesses to be aware of a recent email scam purporting to help overseas military personnel with packages in the U.S.. The unsolicited email suggests that the sender is a military officer who has two military trunk boxes that just arrived in the U.S.A. and […]

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Attorney general creates foreclosure prevention group

July 16, 2012

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Attorney General Jim Hood has announced the creation of the  “Mississippi Foreclosure Prevention Consortium” to assist homeowners who are struggling as a result of the foreclosure crisis. “The consortium was created through funding from the National Mortgage Settlement that was entered into earlier this year with the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers,” the General Hood’s office. […]

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Attorney General warns of e-mail scam involving U.S. Postal Service

June 1, 2012

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JACKSON — Attorney General Jim Hood is warning Mississippians of a bogus email scam targeting postal customers. The emails claim to be from the U.S. Postal Service and falsely tell the receiver about an attempted or intercepted package delivery. Some mention unpaid delivery fees. The scam email encourages you to click on a link or […]

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AG Reaches Settlement in Beef Plant Litigation

April 16, 2012

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Mississippi has settled its lawsuit against the Facility Group for negligence regarding the design and completion of the failed beef plant project, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. Full release from Attorney General Hood’s office: The Attorney General’s Office has recovered for the State $3,965,000, which is the maximum possible recovery available under the Facility […]

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Hood & Simpson debate healthcare reform

October 3, 2011

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JACKSON — Mississippi attorney general Jim Hood and his Republican challenger Steve Simpson debate the state’s legal and political involvement in challenging healthcare reform.

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Dissent gets New York AG booted from foreclosure investigative panel

August 25, 2011

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman just couldn’t play nice with his fellow attorneys general in their quest to settle with America’s largest banks and mortgage companies over flawed foreclosures. Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller kicked Schneiderman off the 13-member executive committee of attorneys general he chairs after the New Yorker raised too many objections […]

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