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Man charged with defrauding fund for slain Alabama officer

By Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a man is charged with stealing from a memorial fund that was established to help the...

Three people sentenced for health care scheme in Mississippi

Three more people accused of participating in a multi-million dollar health care scheme have been sentenced in federal court in Mississippi. U.S. District Senior Judge...

Moss Point residents react to Mayor Mario King’s indictment

Today, Moss Point Mayor Mario King and his wife, Natasha, were indicted on federal fraud charges. News 25’s Lorraine Weiskopf is in Moss Point where...

Moss Point Board Of Aldermen issues statement regarding the indictment of Mayor Mario King

The Moss Point Board of Aldermen have issued a joint statement regarding the indictment of Mayor Mario King: "On July 10, 2020, we, the Board...

Moss Point mayor, wife under indictment on federal fraud charges

Moss Point Mayor Mario King, 33, and his wife, Natasha R. King, 32, of Moss Point appeared Friday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert H....

Diamondhead man pleads guilty in truck-buying scheme

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A Diamondhead man has pleaded guilty to bank fraud, admitting that he inflated the cost of trucks he was buying...

Mississippi seeing rising cases of unemployment fraud

By LEAH WILLINGHAM JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Employment Security is seeing an influx of fraudulent unemployment claims, mirroring a concerning trend...

Governor Reeves addresses unemployment fraud

In his daily press briefing, Governor Tate Reeves highlighted an ongoing issue across the country. Governor Reeves said unemployment systems across the country are being...

Two New Orleans universities, Roman Catholic Archdiocese named in lawsuit alleging fraud involving Katrina aid

By Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two New Orleans universities, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans and a government contractor are defendants in...

Beware! Stimulus checks attract the scammers

Now that federal stimulus checks are beginning to arrive in bank accounts or mailboxes, the Biloxi Police Department is reminding residents to beware of...

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25 Teams in 25 Days: Poplarville Hornets

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