Sunday, July 03, 2016

Selected reports issued by the Office of the State Comptroller during the week ending July 2, 2016


Selected reports issued by the Office of the State Comptroller during the week ending July 2, 2016
Source: Office of the State Comptroller

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Former Alexandria Town Clerk Pleads Guilty in Theft

Former Alexandria Town Clerk Ellen Peck pleaded guilty in Jefferson County Court to stealing $26,285 in public funds. Peck pocketed cash paid by residents for fines, fees and surcharges, according to State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.

Since taking office in 2007, DiNapoli has committed to fighting public corruption and encourages the public to help fight fraud and abuse.  Individuals can report allegations of fraud involving public funds by calling the toll-free Fraud Hotline at 1-888-672-4555, by transmitting an e-mail to investigations@osc.state.ny.us, by filing a complaint online athttp://osc.state.ny.us/investigations/complaintform2.htm or by mailing a complaint to Office of the State Comptroller, Division of Investigations, 14th Floor, 110 State St., Albany, NY 12236.


CDTA Overtime Expenses and Ridership Growing

The Capital District Transportation Authority’s reported overtime payments accounted for 20 percent of the authority’s total employee compensation in the 2015 fiscal year, more than twice the proportion of other upstate regional transit agencies, amid steady ridership growth in recent years, according to a reportreleased by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.


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