Money Missing, Court Employee Fired

1 decade 2 months 3 weeks ago July 04, 2006 Jul 4, 2006 Tuesday, July 04 2006 Tuesday, July 04, 2006 6:43:05 PM CDT in News
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SPRINGFIELD - One of the two Springfield Municipal Court employees who were placed on paid leave last month after money was reported missing has been fired. City spokeswoman Louise Whall would not identify the person because it's a personnel matter. The city says it has hired a certified forensic auditor to do a full audit of missing funds in the municipal court. It's uncertain right now how long that will take. Springfield police are also doing a criminal investigation. In the past, officials have said up to 500-thousand dollars may be missing.

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