Sunday, November 17, 2019

The Embezzlement Epidemic Spreads

The Embezzlement Epidemic is apparently not limited to homeowner's associations but has spread to other organizations as well.  WLBT reported some shenanigans apparently took place at the Flowood Chamber of Commerce:

Earlier this week former Executive Director Jennifer Anderson resigned from the position.
The Chamber says that after learning about concerns of possible internal accounting irregularities they reached out to law enforcement as well as the City of Flowood.

The case has since been turned over to Rankin County District Attorney’s Office. Flowood police say the handoff was done to avoid a conflict of interest. Rest of story.

The Street Committee told The Kingfish that Ms. Anderson did indeed resign.  She resigned after being given the choice to be fired or submit a letter of resignation.  The Chamber could not make payroll two weeks ago and she allegedly cleaned out the 401k's as well.   Hence, law enforcement is now involved in the investigation. 


Anonymous said...

What was her background? Looks like the website has been scrubbed clean.

Anonymous said...

Rankin county residents don’t like it when people call them out for their misbehavior but they do indeed cause mischief. I wish the majority of these residents would learn to budget their own money, save, make their children behave, and stop acting like trash.

Anonymous said...

Thankfully, we have a very competent State Auditor and U.S. Attorney.

Anonymous said...

Far too many of Mississippi's "leaders" are trash, and think there's nothing wrong with stealing. Another widespread example is education....Why the State Auditor has not investigated the MS educational industrial complex yet is's either incompetence, or he's in on the scam to cover for for all of them - just like Reverend Pickering did.

Anonymous said...

There are some Rankin hating folks on this site. Taking a gander at tags in any Rankin establishment shows a large amount of Hinds and Madison tags. Us back woods, redneck mouth breathers from Rankin would really enjoy a little less traffic and congestion on our roads so keep your hating selves west of the river.

Anonymous said...

When white people commit crimes they are always 10x worse than black people. But the whites always gets better treatment by police. See how these rich whites ain't never in prison jumpsuits. The get immediate bail. Never even taste the prison food.

Anonymous said...

You mean to tell me... A white woman... Was stealing?!?!?! WOW!!!!

Anonymous said...

I would like to hear how she managed to 'clean out the 401ks'. Those monies are not kept in a lock-box at the Chamber office.

Anonymous said...

Let me guess. She "receipted" cash, she "recorded" all transactions, and she "walked" the deposits to the bank. She "posted" the outgoing checks and possibly was in control of the payroll process also. The Board may have been presented information this employee wanted them to see, not the full picture. What could possibly go wrong if one individual is in charge of receipting, recording and custody of funds? I'm not saying that is the case but the control environment appears off if one employee can help themselves to such varied transactions. If the organization is small, your Board needs to be more actively involved in this process or other individuals need to be recruited to this process.

Anonymous said...


I dont know i think killing tax payying citizens is a worse crime. At least fu ds can be clawed back. Dead tax payers reduce future tax revenues.

Pappy Odaniel said...

“Economic development” is a scam to begin with. We gonna work on jobs...step 1 get the city/county/state to give us some money for it...step 2 put all your buddies on the board and their girlfriends on staff. Mission accomplished! Created jobs and got the money in the right place.

Anonymous said...

Burning Down the House

Watch out you might get what you're after
Boom babies strange but not a stranger
I'm an ordinary guy
Burning down the house
Hold tight wait till the party's over
Hold tight We're in for nasty weather
There has got to be a way
Burning down the house
Here's your ticket pack your bag
Time for jumpin' overboard
The transportation is here
Close enough but not too far
Maybe you know where you are
Fightin' fire with fire
All wet! Hey you might need a raincoat
Shakedown! Dreams walking in broad daylight
Three hun-dred six-ty five de-grees
Burning down the house
It was once upon a place sometimes I listen to myself
Gonna come in first place
People on their way to work and baby what did you except
Gonna burst…

If I have time I'll add up all the cream I mean money ripped off from HOA & employees! Good job State Auditor Shad White I tip my hat.

Cynical Sam said...


: social intercourse : interchange of ideas, opinions, or sentiments … a negotiated peace that will reestablish intellectual commerce among them.

2 : the exchange or buying and selling of commodities on a large scale involving transportation from place to place a major center of commerce interstate commerce.

3 : sexual intercourse

Chamber of ...

Someone got screwed.

Anonymous said...

That's an impossible stretch, 7:05. How do you explain employees ability to review quarterly statements. Oh, but you'll suggest she just cleaned out all these accounts this week. Explain that process. I'll wait.

Anonymous said...

Thankfully, we have a very competent State Auditor and U.S. Attorney.

Were any of these taxpayer funds? Don't think so, so the auditor would not be involved.

Kingfish said...

If the said person is in charge of depositing the employer and employee contributions into the retirement accounts.....

Aaahhh Ooooo! said...

Seminole Bingo
Warren Zevon

Written by Warren Zevon and Carl Hiaasen
C. 1995 Zevon Music BMI

I'm a junk bond king
And I'm on the run
Me and a friend of mine
We were headed for the sunshine

I got my hands on the wheel
I got gas in the tank
I got a suitcase full of money
From a Luxembourg bank

We didn't stop 'til we got to Big Cypress
Wandered in to the Legion Hall
The sign outside said "Seminole Bingo"
Fell in love with the ping pong balls

And the SEC is far behind
Down in the swamp with the gators and flamingos
A long way from Liechtenstein
I'm a junk bond king playing Seminole Bingo

And my Wall Street wiles
Don't help me even slightly
'Cause I never have the numbers
And I'm losing nightly

I cashed in the last of my Triple be bonds
Bought a double-wide on the Tamiami Trail
I parked it right outside the reservation
Fifteen minutes from the Collier County Jail

And the SEC is far behind
Down in the swamp with the gators and flamingos
A long way from Liechtenstein
I'm a junk bond king playing Seminole Bingo

Well, the SEC is far behind
Down in the swamp with the gators and flamingos
A long way from Liechtenstein
I'm a junk bond king playing Seminole Bingo

Anonymous said...

You know how to tell if a car is from Rankin County? All four fenders are never the same color.

Anonymous said...

Kingfish, normally Chamber employees are private, not public employees and therefore are not covered under PERS. The State Auditor will not be involved.

Kingfish said...

I never said otherwise.

Anonymous said...

This gal, the swimming coach and the lady CPA could have played their cards well and gotten a sugar daddy and he would have gotten them a place at the Barrington....but looks like they didn’t, looks like the barrington lost money with RL and I’m still trying to find the discreet entrance at The Barrington. Hell, I have to keep my SB at the Links in Canton. But she looks way better than these gals. Just a chance.....I may have room for one more since the economy is good.

Perkn said...

Innocent until proven guilty! Do yall remember that phrase? We need to wait to here the evidence.

Anonymous said...

Love the Talking Heads reference! Well done.

Anonymous said...

Warren Zevon the great and the Talking Heads in one thread. Life is good

Anonymous said...

missing some Zappa...

Frank Zappa - Broken Hearts Are For Assholes (Sync Fixed)

Anonymous said...

Kingfish: You obviously have no practical experience with or knowledge of how an employer's 401(k) program works...particularly regarding payroll deduction, account servicing, monetary transfers, withdrawals and investment account holders.

Nobody at an employer's place of business can 'clean out a company 401(k).

One of Feel Brant's prior commercials braggingly claimed "I wunst had a 401K!" Check with him.

Kingfish said...

I know. I wrote "street committee" for a reason.

I suspect what we will hear is contributions or something along those lines were messed with. I've had 401k's also and you're right. It would be near impossible for an employer to raid them.

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