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Former Charles Co. school official charged with theft

WASHINGTON — A former school official in Maryland who had oversight of her district’s federal funds for low-income students is accused of using tens of thousands of dollars to buy computers, video game consoles and other electronics for herself and ...

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Public Defender audit finds flaws

The Maryland Office of the Public Defender must fine-tune its procedures for determining who is eligible for its services and improve its bookkeeping and fee collection practices, according to a legislative audit published Tuesday. The audit, which covered mid-2007 through ...

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State audit examines Maryland public defender’s office

ANNAPOLIS — An audit has found the state’s public defender has not been thorough enough to determine financial eligibility of clients requesting a public defender. The audit, which was released Tuesday by state auditors, says the office’s policies did not ...

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Audit faults scrutiny of AIDS drug payments

The Infectious Disease and Environmental Health Administration did not have adequate procedures to verify that claims paid by its drug assistance program for AIDS were legitimately filled, nor did it monitor inspectors at some of its food and milk processing ...

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Audit reveals Md. inmates handle SSNs, other private data

Maryland officials for the last seven years have used inmates to process Social Security numbers and other personal information from low-income residents receiving medical benefits, a state audit revealed. And prisoners with a history of fraud or theft were not ...

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Secretary DeVore says juvenile services improving

Outgoing Juvenile Services Secretary Donald DeVore told the Legislature’s Joint Audit Committee Tuesday that when he received the findings of a scathing audit that exposed a host of large problems with record-keeping, financial management, contracts, monitoring and personnel in his ...

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