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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Selected reports and information published by New York State's Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli during the week ending December 20, 2014




Selected reports and information published by New York State's Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli during the week ending December 20, 2014
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DiNapoli: Audit Reveals Theft of Cash, Questionable Spending by Minetto Volunteer Fire Department Chief

The chief of the Minetto Volunteer Fire Company in Oswego County spent nearly $6,000 in public funds on personal purchases such as guns and motorcycle parts, according to an audit released Friday by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The audit revealed a total of $22,000 in misused funds, questionable spending and missing cash.


Buffalo Business Delivers $9 Million Investment Gain to the State Pension Fund

AccuMED, a manufacturer located in Buffalo, has generated an estimated $9 million investment gain for the New York State Common Retirement Fund, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced Tuesday. The investment was made through the Fund’s In-State Private Equity Program, which is designed to make profitable investments in New York state-based companies.


DiNapoli: New York City’s Financial Outlook Improving

New York City’s revised four-year financial plan shows substantially smaller out-year gaps than projected by the city in June 2014, mostly because of higher tax revenues and lower projected pension and debt service costs, according to a report released Tuesday by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.


DiNapoli: Former Le Roy Fire Dept. Treasurer Pleads Guilty in $46,000 Theft of Public Funds

The former treasurer of the Le Roy Fire Department and the Le Roy Fireman’s Benevolent Association pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing nearly $46,000 in public funds, much of which he spent on gambling at upstate casinos, according to audits and an investigation by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.


DiNapoli Announces State Contract & Payment Actions for November 2014

State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced Tuesday his office reviewed over 2,000 contracts valued at $2.1 billion and approved nearly 1.2 million payments worth nearly $8.9 billion in November. His office also rejected 166 contracts and related transactions valued at $348 million and more than 1,700 payments valued at more than $3.9 million due to fraud, waste or other improprieties.
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