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#1 I grew up not too far from Dixon. It's not that big. How could they not miss that amount of money?
Posted by Spot 2012-11-15 08:09||
#2 ...got commingled with the usual graft?
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-11-15 08:54||
#3 How could Bell City not notice?
Posted by Fred 2012-11-15 08:55||
#4 You're correct, Spot. $53M SHOULD have been noticed, even over 20-odd years. Do the math, that's over 2.4 million average a year. Our town (over 4 times the population of Dixon) would notice even 4% of that in a big hurry.
Posted by Mullah Richard 2012-11-15 10:55||
#5 Interesting that so many of these municipal embezzling cases seem to involve employees of the female persuasion.
Posted by SteveS 2012-11-15 22:08||
#6 Comptroller in small towns is often a glorified accounting clerk job, not well paid, and sometimes is part time. I don't have solid data but I wouldn't be surprised if that meant a majority of them are women.
Posted by lotp 2012-11-15 22:52||
#7 That's $ 3,368.00 per person resident in the town.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2012-11-15 23:09||