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Fire 12 inquiry continues

SAO report recommends recovering lost money

Mason County Fire District 12 in Matlock says it is conducting an internal investigation into the allegations of fraud and misappropriation of public money by the state Auditor’s Office.

The accountability audit and the fraud investigation reports were released Sept. 20 at the fire commissioners’ regular monthly meeting. The fraud investigation report alleges the district misappropriated almost $70,000, and had $95,000 in questionable spending.

Mason County Sheriff’s Office Chief Criminal Deputy of Investigations Jason Dracobly confirmed to the Journal that the department has received the audi...


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