Of the $22,238 finding, Auditor Faber said, “Students pay enough for college, they certainly shouldn’t be footing the bill for this employee’s personal expenses,”
David W. Smith is charged with tampering with records, theft in office, and conflict of interest. The Ohio Auditor’s Office has been appointed special prosecutor in the case.
The first phase of the report contains recommendations for enhancing ODOT’s overall economy, efficiency, and effectiveness.
In the past year, the Auditor has visited all 88 counties, identified millions in savings from performance audits, issued $4.5 million in findings for recovery, and more.
Auditor’s office finds much of Ohio’s federal background check information is incomplete or delayed, so a felon might not be stopped from purchasing a gun.
StaRS will not only measure compliance with Sunshine Laws, but also encourage entities to learn about and employ best practices in handling records requests.
Keith Faber, who took office in January, is dedicated to ensuring efficient, effective and transparent government for the people of Ohio.
The office is dedicated to raising awareness of fraud in government. For information on how to report fraud, visit our webpage.Learn More