Thursday, May 26, 2011

7NEWS: "Adams County To Sue Employees In Paving Scandal"...

County Commissioners Pass New Policies To Address Mistakes, Corruption Uncovered In CALL7 Investigation

Arthur Kane and John Ferrugia, CALL7 Investigators

BRIGHTON, Colo. -- Adams County plans to sue former employees and contractors who county officials said cost taxpayers nearly $2 million as part of a paving scandal -- a scandal uncovered by CALL7 Investigators.

"We hope at the end of the lawsuit to recover our $1.8 million that Adams County has been cheated out of," said Adams County Administrator Jim Robinson.

The county commissioners also approved another half dozen resolutions that officials said will prevent future scandals, including tightening bidding and contracting procedures, changing the ethics code and establishing an internal auditor and investigator. Full Story Click Here...

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