2022

30
Jun
Finding for Recovery Issued Against Current and Former Directors of Springfield Metropolitan Housing Authority over Late Fees

For Immediate Release

Columbus – A finding for recovery of $966 was issued Thursday against the current and former executive directors of the Springfield Metropolitan Housing Authority for late fees on bills paid after their due dates.

29
Jun
Audit Advisory for Thursday, June 30, 2022

For Immediate Release

28
Jun
Auditor Faber Again Declares Village of Belmore ‘Unauditable’

For Immediate Release

Columbus – Auditor of State Keith Faber’s office last week sent a letter to Belmore in Putnam County declaring the Village “unauditable” for the eighth consecutive year. The Village was declared “unauditable” for the period Jan. 1, 2021, through Dec. 31, 2021, due to inadequate records to complete an audit.

28
Jun
Findings for Recovery of $16,404 Issued Against Former Fiscal Officer for the Village of Neville

For Immediate Release

Columbus – Findings for recovery of $16,404 were issued Tuesday in favor of the Village of Neville in Clermont County, after a former fiscal officer used a Village debit card for personal purchases, Auditor of State Keith Faber announced.

28
Jun
Findings for Recovery of $117 million-plus issued against defunct Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow

For Immediate Release

Columbus – Findings for recovery of more than $117 million were issued Tuesday against the defunct Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) for public funds it improperly received during its final years of operation, Auditor of State Keith Faber announced.

27
Jun
Audit Advisory for Tuesday, June 28, 2022

For Immediate Release

22
Jun
Audit Advisory for Thursday, June 23, 2022

For Immediate Release

21
Jun

For Immediate Release

21
Jun
Audit Advisory for Tuesday, June 21, 2022

For Immediate Release

15
Jun
Audit Advisory for Thursday, June 16, 2022

For Immediate Release

13
Jun
Audit Advisory for Tuesday, June 14, 2022

For Immediate Release

08
Jun
Audit Advisory for Thursday, June 9, 2022

For Immediate Release

06
Jun
Audit Advisory for Tuesday, June 7, 2022

For Immediate Release

01
Jun
Audit Advisory for Thursday, June 2, 2022

For Immediate Release

31
May
Audit Advisory for Tuesday, May 31, 2022

For Immediate Release

25
May
Audit Advisory for Thursday, May 26, 2022

For Immediate Release

23
May
Audit Advisory for Tuesday, May 24, 2022

For Immediate Release

18
May
Audit Advisory for Thursday, May 19, 2022

For Immediate Release

16
May
Audit Advisory for Tuesday, May 17, 2022

For Immediate Release

11
May
Audit Advisory for Thursday, May 12, 2022

For Immediate Release

10
May
Auditor of State’s Office Identifies Nearly $691,000 in Improper Medicaid Payments to Warren County Pharmacy

For Immediate Release

Columbus – State auditors identified nearly $691,000 in improper Medicaid payments to a Warren County business for durable medical equipment it could not prove was delivered to patients or was otherwise not authorized to provide, Auditor of State Keith Faber announced Tuesday.

10
May
Former Pike County CVB Executive Director Pleads Guilty, Agrees to Make Restitution of $6,805.54

For Immediate Release

Columbus – The former head of the Pike County Convention and Visitors Bureau pleaded guilty Tuesday in Pike County Common Pleas Court to two criminal counts in the theft of more than $6,800, Auditor of State Keith Faber announced.

09
May
Audit Advisory for Tuesday, May 10, 2022

For Immediate Release

05
May
Finding for Recovery, Partially Repaid Under Audit, Issued Against Former Licking Heights School District Employee

For Immediate Release

Columbus – A finding for recovery was issued against a former Licking Heights Local Schools dispatcher and secretary convicted of stealing money meant to cover criminal background checks of District employees, Auditor of State Keith Faber announced Thursday.

05
May
Finding for Recovery, Partially Repaid Under Audit, Issued Against Former Mayor’s Court Clerk for the Village of Elmwood Place

For Immediate Release

Columbus – A finding for recovery of $61,028 has been issued against the former mayor’s court clerk for Elmwood Place in Hamilton County, who was convicted for stealing $46,920 from the Village, Auditor of State Keith Faber announced Thursday.

04
May
Audit Advisory for Thursday, May 5, 2022

For Immediate Release

26
Apr
Additional Felony Counts Filed Against Former Clark County Auditor’s Office Employee

For Immediate Release

Columbus – A former employee of the Clark County Auditor’s Office, who allegedly stole more than $1.8 million in public funds through a scheme involving phony vendor payments, is facing additional criminal charges, Auditor of State Keith Faber announced Tuesday.

26
Apr
Former Springboro Superintendent Sentenced Following Convictions in Mileage Reimbursement Scheme

For Immediate Release

 

Columbus – The former superintendent of Springboro Community City Schools in Warren County was ordered to make restitution of more than $2,500 and sentenced to three years of probation after he was convicted of stealing mileage reimbursements from the district, Auditor of State Keith Faber’s Special Investigation Unit announced.

 

18
Apr
Audit Advisory for Tuesday, April 19, 2022

For Immediate Release

13
Apr
Audit Advisory for Thursday, April 14, 2022

For Immediate Release

12
Apr
Auditor Faber Calls for Updated Strategic Plan for Higher Ed Facilities as Enrollment Increasingly Shifts Online

For Immediate Release

Columbus – The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) should ensure the state’s public colleges and universities are submitting up-to-date information annually about their facilities – data that are needed in determining future capital investments for maintaining aging buildings, constructing new ones, or shifting resources to accommodate increasingly online learning, according to an audit released Tuesday by Auditor of State Keith Faber.

11
Apr
Audit Advisory for Tuesday, April 12, 2022

For Immediate Release

08
Apr
Former Nelsonville Deputy Auditor Guilty on Additional Counts, Ordered to Repay Another $40,000-plus

For Immediate Release

Columbus – The former deputy auditor of the City of Nelsonville, already in prison on felony convictions after she was caught stealing from the city payroll, was ordered to repay an additional $40,000-plus she admitted pocketing in a separate scheme.

06
Apr
Audit Advisory for Thursday, April 7, 2022

For Immediate Release

04
Apr
Audit Advisory for Tuesday, April 5, 2022

For Immediate Release

30
Mar
Audit Advisory for Thursday, March 31, 2022

For Immediate Release

28
Mar
Audit Advisory for Tuesday, March 29, 2022

For Immediate Release

23
Mar
Audit Advisory for Thursday, March 24, 2022

For Immediate Release:

21
Mar
Audit Advisory for Tuesday, March 22, 2022

For Immediate Release

16
Mar
Audit Advisory for Thursday, March 17, 2022

For Immediate Release

14
Mar
Audit Advisory for Tuesday, March 15, 2022

For Immediate Release

09
Mar
Audit Advisory for Thursday, March 10, 2022

For Immediate Release

07
Mar
Audit Advisory for Tuesday, March 8, 2022

For Immediate Release

02
Mar
Audit Advisory for Thursday, March 3, 2022

For Immediate Release

28
Feb
Audit Advisory for Tuesday, March 1, 2022

For Immediate Release

23
Feb
Audit Advisory for Thursday, February 24, 2022

For Immediate Release

21
Feb
Audit Advisory for Tuesday, February 22, 2022

For Immediate Release

17
Feb
Meigs County Audit Sprinkled with Findings

For immediate release

11
Feb
Pike County Auditor Indicted for Stealing more than $2,600

Auditor Keith Faber’s SIU team investigated the theft and will prosecute the case