Hands in the Till: Embezzlement of Public Monies in by James R. Crockett

By James R. Crockett

In 2004 Corporate Crime Reporter asserted that Mississippi was once the main crooked country in the US. by means of evaluating the variety of federal corruption convictions over the last decade and the 2002 inhabitants of the kingdom, the belief used to be inescapable. Too many officers have been robbing the general public that they had sworn to serve and guard.

Hands within the until eventually: Embezzlement of Public Monies in Mississippi establishes the scope of a tremendous trouble in a bad kingdom the place wishes are many and money are scarce. The booklet highlights the tireless paintings of the workplace of the nation Auditor in investigating the robbery of public cash and bringing criminals to justice.

This e-book stories on thirty-seven circumstances that show how and why embezzlement happens, the way it is came upon and investigated, and the way the state's justice method bargains with perpetrators. The grasping schemes may be as outrageous as they're disheartening. Case histories narrated the following contain numerous public servants and others together with chancery clerks, circuit clerks, justice courtroom clerks, urban clerks, sheriffs, tax creditors, institution and faculty directors, and staff of businesses that obtain public cash.

James R. Crockett is professor emeritus of accountancy and data structures on the college of Southern Mississippi.

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