Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said he will prosecute public adjusters reportedly claiming a connection with his office to convince homeowners they should join a lawsuit against insurers.

Mr. Hood announced he had received information from several Gulf Coast residents that they have been approached by people "posing as independent insurance adjusters representing that they work for, or in conjunction with the Mississippi Attorney General's Office."

According to Mr. Hood, after the approach is made, residents are asked to register for a lawsuit against carriers.

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