Fraud

Woman wanted in Jackson County

Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is requesting information to identify the person and vehicle pictured. Authorities say she is wanted for petty larceny and possible credit card fraud. Contact Crime Stoppers if you know her identity. If your tip leads to…

Embezzlement and fraud arrest

A Gulfport woman is in custody in Biloxi for embezzlement and fraud charges. Over the weekend, Biloxi police arrested 32-year-old Stephanie Bridges. Bridges had outstanding warrants for embezzling a vehicle valued over $10,000 and fraudulently using a credit card at…

Have you seen these men?

The Wiggins Police Department and the Greene County Sheriff’s Office are currently seeking the identity and whereabouts of two suspects wanted for questioning in relation to multiple counterfeit payroll checks cases. Between January and June 2017, police say the pictured…

Biloxi police search for fraud suspect

The Biloxi Police Department is asking for help identifying a fraud suspect. Police say the white male is likely involved with a credit card fraud that took place at the Walmart in Biloxi. The suspect was last seen driving a…

Tax return scams

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood warns of possible scams targeting W2 tax returns. According to the IRS, scammers are combining two common scams into one. First, they pose as the company’s CEO and ask for copies of the W2 form…

City of Moss Point Faces Double Investigation

The City of Moss Point’s police department and utility department are both being investigated for potential fraud. After discovering some discrepancies in the accounting records for the utility department, the matter was turned over to the state auditor’s criminal investigation…

Moss Point Fraud Investigation

The state auditor’s office is investigating potential fraud involving funds from the utilities department and the Moss Point Police Department. This is according to our media partner the Sun Herald. The District Attorney’s Office tells News 25 that someone in…

Moss Point Fraud Investigation

We're working to gather more information into the investigation regarding potential fraud in the City of Moss Point. What we do know right now is that someone in the city reached out to the District Attorney's Office to look into…

Three People Suspected of Fraud

The Biloxi Police Department needs your help finding three people they believe committed credit card fraud. The three suspects you see here one male and two females are wanted for questioning in connection with credit card fraud committed at a…

Texas Attorney Mikal Watts Found Not Guilty

The verdict is in for the Texas lawyer accused of inflating his client list for Gulf Coast oil spill litigation. San Antonio attorney Mikal Watts was found not guilty on all charges. Today marks the end of a five week…

Watts Brothers Found Not Guilty of All Charges

A federal court jury in Mississippi delivered a verdict in favor of the Texas trial lawyer Mikal Watts and two other co-defendants against the government and secret service, finding the three were innocent of engaging in an allegedly conspiracy to…

New Pictures Surface In Wallet Theft

New pictures have surfaced in the Edgewater Mall wallet theft and Biloxi police are still asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect. The woman stole a wallet from someone at the aqua massage store at Edgewater Mall, and…

Opening Arguments Today

Opening arguments are scheduled in a fraud case against a Texas lawyer accused of inflating his client list for gulf oil spill litigation. Online court records show prosecutors dropped 22 counts of fraud before jury selection began Monday in Gulfport…

Biloxi PD Seeks Information on Suspect

The Biloxi Police Department is requesting your assistance in identifying a person who is wanted for questioning. The Biloxi man is wanted in connection to a credit card fraud that occurred on July 10th at the Edgewater Mall. Anyone who…

Search For Fraud Suspect

Biloxi police are asking for help identifying this woman. She is wanted in connection with felony credit card fraud, which police say happened at multiple locations in both Biloxi and Gulfport. She is believed to have used a stolen fuel…

Ocean Springs Man Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud

Eduardo Guillermo Diaz, 58, of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, pled guilty on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, before U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola, Jr., to one count of mail fraud, U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis announced today. Diaz admitted that, while operating…

Worker’s Compensation Fraud Charges

Two Gulfport sisters have been indicted on multiple charges of worker’s compensation fraud, accused of receiving worker’s compensation benefits that were intended for their deceased father. Thirty-nine year-old Detria Vogle and 36-year-old Rachel Vogle are charged with four counts each…

Seven Indicted in BP Oil Spill Fraud

A well-known Texas attorney and six others appeared in court today after being indicted on federal charges alleging their involvement in filing fraudulent BP oil spill claims.

Six People Arrested for SNAP Fraud

Today, the Department of Human Services and Harrison County Sheriff’s Department carried out a sting, rounding up six people from across the county, all accused of SNAP fraud.