A Minnesota government auditor voiced frustration Wednesday over kinks in an almost $70 million state accounting system overhaul that he says have led to delays and other problems in tracking taxpayer dollars. The agency responsible for the system insists past problems with the rollout are being adequately addressed.
Eighty-eight law enforcement officials improperly looked up Minnesotans’ driver’s license information in the last year, according to a statewide audit Wednesday that called for tighter controls on such databases.
Minnesota has room for improvement in how it manages hundreds of millions of dollars in Legacy Amendment funds, according to two reports issued Wednesday by the Office of the Legislative Auditor.
A former auditor with the Minnesota Department of Revenue has been sentenced to 60 months in prison for creating false tax refunds and keeping the proceeds.
A former Minnesota Revenue Department auditor is accused of stealing nearly $2 million in state funds by creating false tax refunds.