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ClarksdaleNews received this at 5:23 pm this Friday.  It is our understanding that this Press Conference may not be about Coahoma County Tourism.


Shad White
State Auditor

State Auditor Shad White Holds Press Conference in Clarksdale to Announce Conclusion of Embezzlement Investigation

CLARKSDALE, Miss. – State Auditor Shad White will hold a press conference on Monday, September 24, at 1:45 PM in the Coahoma County Courthouse to announce the conclusion of an investigation which will result in the largest individual demand for embezzlement from the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor in five years and the third largest individual demand for embezzlement in over 20 years.

Auditor White will be available to the media to discuss the case at the conclusion of the press conference.


Shad White was appointed the 42nd State Auditor of Mississippi by Governor Phil Bryant in July 2018. Before becoming Auditor, White served as Director of the Mississippi Justice Institute, a conservative public interest law institute. White has also practiced law in the private sector, served as a special prosecutor, and taught as an adjunct professor. The son of an oilfield pumper and school teacher, White grew up in rural Jones County and went on to earn degrees from Ole Miss, the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar, and Harvard Law School. Today, he and his wife Rina live in Rankin County and attend St. Richard Church.

Logan Reeves

Media Relations
Mississippi Office of the State Auditor
Office: (601)-576-2639
Cell: (601)-813-8829

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