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Mississippi woman pleads guilty to stealing thousands of dollars meant for ‘some of poorest’ in state

A woman arrested in August 2021 on charges associated with stealing thousands of dollars from a nonprofit has pleaded guilty. State Auditor Shad White announced on Tuesday that Carol Jackson, former Executive Director of the non-profit On Track, has pleaded guilty to fraud in Sunflower County. District Attorney Dewayne Richardson’s Office prosecuted the case.
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Ex-Leader of Nonprofit Pleads Guilty to Meal Program Fraud

INDIANOLA, Miss. (AP) — The former head of a nonprofit tasked with providing meals to needy schoolchildren in one of Mississippi’s poorest counties has pleaded guilty to fraud, State Auditor Shad White announced Tuesday. Carol Jackson, who was the executive director of Sunflower County’s On Track Community Development...
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Sunflower County woman pleads guilty to stealing money from food program

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – On Tuesday, June 14, State Auditor Shad White announced that the former executive director of the non-project On Track pled guilty to fraud in Sunflower County. Special agents from the State Auditor’s Office arrested Carol Jackson in August 2021. She was supposedly administering a Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) program meant […]
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Carol Jackson, former Executive Director of the non-profit On Track, has pleaded guilty to fraud in Sunflower County.

Today State Auditor Shad White announced that Carol Jackson, former Executive Director of the non-profit On Track, has pleaded guilty to fraud in Sunflower County. District Attorney Dewayne Richardson’s Office prosecuted the case. Special Agents from the Auditor’s office arrested Jackson in August of 2021. Jackson was the executive...
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Guilty plea for stealing money from needy school children

State Auditor Shad White has announced that Carol Jackson, former Executive Director of the non-profit On Track, has pleaded guilty to fraud in Sunflower County. District Attorney Dewayne Richardson’s Office prosecuted the case. Special Agents from the Auditor’s office arrested Jackson in August of 2021. Jackson was the executive...
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Former non-profit director pleads guilty to fraud

Carol Jackson, former Executive Director of the non-profit On Track, has pleaded guilty to fraud in Sunflower County. Special Agents from the Mississippi State Auditor’s office arrested Jackson in August of 2021. Jackson was the executive director of a nonprofit organization supposedly administering a Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) program meant to provide meals to needy schoolchildren during the summer months. She submitted fraudulent documents to MDE and stole over $40,000 from the program. She used program funds to write herself over $20,000 in checks in addition to withdrawing thousands of dollars from an ATM at a local casino and spending nearly $2,000 on personal travel. The total amount civilly and criminally Jackson fraudulently stole was $62,627.66.
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