Sunday, March 31, 2013

Selected reports and information published by New York State's Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli


Selected reports and information published by New York State's Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli
Issued during the week ending March 31, 2013 [Click on text highlighted in bold to access the full report] 

DiNapoli: Best Buy and Bed Bath & Beyond Agree to Promote Sustainable Business Practices With Suppliers

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Friday announced agreements with Best Buy and Bed Bath & Beyond to encourage their suppliers to report on workplace safety, human and worker rights and environmental compliance.


DiNapoli: Rensselaer County Employee Stole $200,000

Poor financial controls allowed a county employee to bilk Rensselaer County out of $208,597 over a six–year period, according to an audit released Tuesday by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The former employee was charged in July with grand larceny, falsifying business records and defrauding the government. The extent of her fraud, however, was not determined until county officials contacted DiNapoli’s office requesting a full audit.


State Pension Fund Invests $3.4 Million in Auburn Armature

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced Thursday that DeltaPoint Capital Management has acquired a majority stake in Auburn Armature, Inc., an electrical products distributor, manufacturer, and service company in Cayuga County. The New York State Common Retirement Fund is an investor in DeltaPoint through the In–State Private Equity Program.


DiNapoli: State Contractor Underpaid Workers More Than $82,000; CUNY Failed to Monitor Vendor

A vendor with blanket approval to sell audio visual equipment to public entities admitted underpaying its employees at least $82,000 by ignoring prevailing wage laws, according to an audit released Monday by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.


ORDA’s Ongoing Fiscal Challenges Prompt DiNapoli Audit

State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli will launch a full financial audit of the Olympic Regional Development Authority after a report by his office found that financial issues persist at a time when its operations have been expanded to include the Catskills–based Belleayre Mountain Ski Center.


Comptroller DiNapoli Releases School Audits

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Thursday announced his office completed audits of





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