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Auditor demands Southaven mayor repay $170K

SOUTHAVEN — The Mississippi Auditor’s Office is demanding that fourth-term Southaven Mayor Greg Davis pay the city more than $170,000 for travel, stress counseling and other personal expenses billed to taxpayers. Davis told The Associated Press he’s not sure how he will pay. “To me, it’s an expensive but valuable lesson learned,” said Davis, 45. Auditor Stacey Pickering issued the ...

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Mayor ready for auditors, expects to pay for trip

SOUTHAVEN — State auditors are expected to meet with Southaven Mayor Greg Davis to discuss the results of a seven-month investigation launched after Davis billed Southaven for a trip to Arizona for stress and anger management last year. Davis tells The Commercial Appeal he expects the auditors will tell him he has to repay the city for expenses it covered. ...

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Ex-Hancock auditor accepts agreement in fraud case

GULFPORT — A former Hancock Bank auditor has admitted she defrauded the bank of $143,000 over a two-year period by converting portions of collections into money orders. The Sun Herald reports 45-year-old Lisa Brooks of Gulfport accepted a plea agreement yesterday. She faces a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison and a $1 million fine. Brooks is free on ...

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Pearl River Resort hires new outside auditor

CHOCTAW — Pearl River Resort and Casino, owned by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, has hired a new independent auditor. BDO USA, a century-old professional services firm providing tax, financial advisory and consulting services to a wide range of publicly traded and privately held companies, will assume the external auditing duties previously performed by PricewaterhouseCoopers. PricewaterhouseCoopers had been providing ...

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