Report Details State Workers’ Improper Use of Funding
At least 23 workers at California Correctional Health Care Services received improper travel reimbursements totaling $55,000 between AprilÂ 1,Â 2011, and June 30, according to a report released Tuesday by state Auditor Elaine Howle. The report examines improper billings, bribery schemes, mail fraud and waste among state employees, which amounted to $613,000 in misused taxpayer funds.
- "California Workers Misused $613,000 in Taxpayer Funds, Report Finds" (McGreevy, Los Angeles Times, 12/11).
- "California Auditor Releases Report on State Workers Behaving Badly" (Williams, AP/Contra Costa Times, 12/11).
- "Whistleblower Complaints of Bribery, Mail Fraud at Calif. Agencies" (Adler, "KXJZ News," Capital Public Radio, 12/11).