All workplaces are at risk for embezzlement, fraud and other forms of illegal activity, and the government is no different.
Four of Warren, Michigan’s employees were suspended for allegedly using city-provided Home Depot credit cards for personal use. The department where the employees worked, Forestry-Park Maintenance, found discrepancies when taking inventory of their equipment. The case was turned over to the police, and search warrants were granted, allowed police to investigate the employees’ property. Tools and other assets were found in their homes, supposedly having been purchased using the Home Depot credit cards.
The case has been turned over to the Macomb County prosecutor.
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