By Dennis Powers
By James R. Crockett
In 2004 Corporate Crime Reporter asserted that Mississippi used to be the main crooked kingdom in the United States. by way of evaluating the variety of federal corruption convictions over the last decade and the 2002 inhabitants of the kingdom, the realization was once inescapable. Too many officers have been robbing the general public they'd sworn to serve and defend.
Hands within the until eventually: Embezzlement of Public Monies in Mississippi establishes the scope of an incredible concern in a negative kingdom the place wishes are many and cash are scarce. The booklet highlights the tireless paintings of the place of work of the country Auditor in investigating the robbery of public funds and bringing criminals to justice.
This ebook 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 might 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, college and faculty directors, and staff of organisations that obtain public cash.
James R. Crockett is professor emeritus of accountancy and knowledge structures on the collage of Southern Mississippi.
By Joel Koenig
In 1540 Hernando de Soto encountered a tribe of self-sufficient those who took from nature what they wanted. males have been revered for his or her attributes and accomplishments, now not their fabric possessions.
By the fourth century after first touch, Cherokee leaders have been Christian capitalists with a constitutional executive. Even after racial bigotry and greed ended in the holocaust of the path of Tears, the Cherokee re-established the guideline of legislations and set forth on a brand new pathway for peace and progress.
They surrendered the various previous methods, yet additionally they tailored the methods of the white guy as no different local workforce had ever performed. This year-by-year account chronicles triumph and tragedy because the tribe attempts to construct a latest nation.
By Lee Griffin
By Marc Newman
With rigorously chosen photos and certain textual content, Walden and Maybrook lines the heritage of the 2 villages from the Colonial period to the mid-nineteenth century. The ebook includes a few 2 hundred pictures, a lot of that have by no means sooner than been released. Highlighted are the hardworking people who helped the villages prosper-the knife makers, polishers, grinders, and hefters, the favorite businesspeople of Chesnin & Leis garments and Brook may possibly coats, and the railroad group of workers who labored on the roundhouse, the engine residence, and the coaling trestle.
By Donald M. Hall,Thomas E. Holloran
During the Sixties, an upstart Minnesota corporation, regulate information, made a massive influence at the computing device with the aid of a handful of engineers and managers led via William Norris and Seymour Cray.
The upward push of keep an eye on facts from an organization promoting inventory at $1 a percentage to a multi-national company production the world’s quickest pcs is a unprecedented tale in itself. yet writer Donald M. corridor additionally examines how the good fortune of keep an eye on facts primed the pump of neighborhood funding and facilitated the flowering of a clinical equipment that also thrives within the nation. He follows the careers of Norris and Cray, but additionally of Earl Bakken and Manny Villanova; he describes the altering global of desktop revenues, but additionally the ups and downs skilled by way of traditional traders as corporations generating cutting edge items sought out new traders keen to fund additional examine.
It’s a brisk and interesting learn, a portrait of a heady time, with classes for today’s traders.
By Scott L. Gardner
By Dean Kirkpatrick,Andrew Kirkpatrick
The Alamo tale and Battleground journey is the 1st Alamo background publication that tells the tale on the locations all through San Antonio the place Alamo occasions really occurred. This ebook combines an Alamo background from 1685 to 1836 with a self-guided journey. The locations at the journey can be skilled in the course of the photographs within the ebook or by means of following the maps and instructions the ebook presents and really strolling the floor the place the Alamo heroes walked.
protecting a distance of approximately miles, a lot of it alongside the San Antonio River stroll, the written historical past and self-guided journey take you to the destinations of: Davy Crockett’s ashes, Jim Bowie’s river palace, normal Santa Anna’s dying flag, the Cos give up apartment, l. a. Villita, the forbidden footbridge, the outdated Mill Ford, Jim Bowie’s marriage ceremony in 1831, and lots of others.
By Dave Anderson
By Amanda J. Hanson,Richard J. Witry