Thursday, August 24, 2006

Hamilton County may have misspent $1 billion

Hamilton County residents may be in for a rude awakening this month when an audit comes out.

Investigators have uncovered nearly $1 billion in questionable spending by the Hamilton County agency serving children, the poor and unemployed, The Dispatch has learned.

If the audit’s findings stand, government sources say the alleged misuse of funds will be the largest case of misspending by a local government in Ohio history, with major ramifications for taxpayers across the state:

(Read more about it here)

1 Comments:

  • At 8:51 AM, Blogger Michael Earl Patton said…

    Check out the auditor's website -- www.hamiltoncountyauditor.org and see if you can find an audited financial statement for Hamilton County for 2004 or 2005. I couldn't as of this morning, 8/24/06. In other words, the auditor hasn't balanced the county's books since 2003.

     

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