In neighboring news:

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood announced the arrest of a Harrison County man on workers’ compensation fraud charges yesterday. The man turned himself in on Monday to investigators of the Attorney General’s Insurance Integrity Unit at the Harrison County Sheriff’s office following indictment by the Harrison County Grand Jury on three counts of workers compensation fraud. The indictment alleges that the accused did “willfully, unlawfully and feloniously make false or misleading statements or representations to CastlePoint National Insurance Company, for the purpose of obtaining workers’ compensation benefits, in that he did knowingly misrepresent to CastlePoint National Insurance Company, that he was not receiving a secondary income while receiving workers’ compensation benefits” in the total amount of $5,126.40 while allegedly employed at another place of employment and earning an unreported salary.

Read full details about the arrest here.

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