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Emanuel tightens cash controls
after $741,000 embezzlement

Chicago Sun-Times, by Frank Spielman

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 4/12/2014 4:53:36 AM

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration is tightening the reins on cash handling to eliminate an embarrassing lack of oversight that allegedly allowed a low-level clerk in the Chicago Department of Transportation to embezzle nearly $750,000 in permit fees over a six-year period. In a memo to department heads, City Comptroller Dan Widawsky argued that “recent events have highlighted the risks associated with cash management” and the importance of “robust controls to manage” those risks. “We are the custodians of our city’s resources and you and your finance staff are critical to ensuring that such resources are safeguarded,” Widawsky wrote. “Each department head is responsibl

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: KTWO, 4/12/2014 5:03:23 AM     (No. 9807773)

Comptroller Dan, and the Mayor too, is on the case. Chicago is blessed to have such servants.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 4/12/2014 5:24:55 AM     (No. 9807779)

What was the punishment for the grand theft libtard? Two weekends in jail? Nothing, because the perp was just getting their fair share?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: provide, 4/12/2014 8:38:50 AM     (No. 9807908)

Rahm should check on the public schools too.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: stablemoney, 4/12/2014 11:19:46 AM     (No. 9808127)

obama has stolen $5 Trillion. I would ask that this money be clawed back and credit and cash controls be implemented.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: enuf8, 4/12/2014 11:31:03 AM     (No. 9808142)

Has anyone found the 6 Billion from the State Dept. under Hillary´s watch? Someone needs to check all those little countries and see if new banks accounts were opened during the times of her visits.

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