Authorities with Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office are asking citizens to be aware of a recent scam claiming LCSO has a warrant out for victims’ arrest and that they must pay fines to avoid arrest.
Federal agents on Tuesday broke up a billion dollar Medicare scam that peddled unneeded orthopedic braces to hundreds of thousands of seniors. Two dozen people were charged, including doctors accused of writing bogus prescriptions.
The email caught the executive at a small company by surprise one morning in 2016. The company’s owner, or so he thought, was requesting a money transfer to pay for supplies from a new vendor.
If someone calls 662-480-3001, they will get a voicemail from a man with a thick Southern accent, informing the caller they’ve reached the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office’s non-emergency line — dial 1 to talk to an officer, dial 2 for the warrants division and otherwise please leave a brief and detailed message, it instructs.
A company with no record of existing failed to host a promised talent show scheduled Saturday at the Columbus Fairgrounds.
Amber Gibson of Columbus has family traveling from Stonewall to see her sing this weekend in a talent show at the Columbus Fairgrounds.
A talent show set to take place in Columbus at the end of July could be suspicious, according to two involved local business directors.
A Mississippi woman is going to prison after using an internet scam to try to profit off the burning death of a teenager.
A Mississippi inmate has been charged with running a jailhouse scam that bilked money out of other prisoners’ families by pretending to be an elected official or federal judge and promising to get early release for their loved ones in exchange for money, Attorney General Jim Hood said Wednesday.
The Columbus Police Department is advising residents to beware of a potential scam after a report from a concerned citizen.