Business News for the Mississippi Delta

Classroom Spending

By Shad White A quality education is one of the most important tools we can give Mississippi’s students, and studies from around the world show that that tool is sharpest when money is spent inside the classroom. That’s where the rubber meets the road, where the teaching is happening and the students are learning. Yet, […]

Hidden Fraud – By Shad White

Fraud happens in both the public and private sector, but there are things businesses and government alike can watch for to identify those who are stealing. Take the story of the largest fraud in municipal history. It comes from Dixon, Illinois. For over twenty-two years, Dixon’s treasurer/comptroller, Rita Crundwell, embezzled from the town. She stole […]