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Former Union County coroner gets 4 years on bogus death investigation claims

September 24, 2013

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JACKSON, Mississippi — Mark Golding knows where the bodies are buried but is going to jail anyway. Golding, former Union County coroner, received a 4-year prison sentence Monday after pleading guilty to two counts of fraud by a public official. State Auditor Stacey Pickering said an investigation of Golding found he submitted false claims totaling […]

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Pickering: Union County deaths went uninvestigated while coroner hauled in huge sums

September 12, 2013

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JACKSON, Mississippi – State Auditor Stacy Pickering has ordered former Union County coroner Mark Golding to pay the state $398,418 for work he never performed. Pickering says $278,591 of the total is in false claims Golding submitted to Union County supervisors for deaths he did not investigate. The Auditor’s Office says it began an investigation […]

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