Auditor discovers $2.6 million off-the-books in treasurer’s office

The state has audited the Treasurer and discovered an “off the books” account of more than $2.6 million gathered from fees paid by people who have established college savings accounts for loved ones.

State Treasurer Don Stenberg says that one of his predecessors started the account years ago. So, one particular constitutional branch of government has a nest egg while the rest of government is cutting to make ends meet.

 

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