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Audits and reports were issued by the New York State Comptroller during the week ending March 31, 2017


Audits and reports were issued by the New York State Comptroller during the week ending March 31, 2017
Source: Office of the State Comptroller

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Comptroller DiNapoli & A.G. Schneiderman Announce Felony Conviction of Upstate Woman for Pension Fraud and Welfare Fraud

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the conviction of Tammy Banack, a resident of Kirkville, New York, of the crime of grand larceny in the third degree, a class D felony. Banack pleaded guilty before Hon. Stephen J. Dougherty in Onondaga County Court in satisfaction of a five-count indictment handed up against her earlier this month charging her with stealing pension benefits issued to her deceased mother and fraudulently obtaining $19,000 in welfare benefits from the Onondaga County Department of Social Services.

Preschool Special Education Provider Received Nearly $6 Million for Ineligible Expenses

A Manhattan-based preschool for children with disabilities charged the State Education Department nearly $6 million for expenses that did not qualify for taxpayer reimbursement, State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced. DiNapoli's auditof New York League for Early Learning Inc. focused on $138 million in expenses the school claimed for special education services over the three fiscal years ended June 30, 2014.

Comptroller DiNapoli and Mayor Brown Return Over $100,000 in Unclaimed Funds to Buffalo Residents

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced that $111,180 in unclaimed funds has been returned to Buffalo city residents since he partnered with Mayor Byron Brown on March 16 to urge people to claim their lost money. Over $88 million still remains available for residents to claim. 

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

East Hampton Housing Authority – Board Oversight

Eggertsville Fire District – Financial Activity

Mastic Beach Fire District - Cash Disbursements

Town of Moira – Fiscal Oversight and Selected Financial Operations

Town of Oxford – Financial Management and the

Town of Somerset - Budgeting for Sales Tax.

 



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