State Auditor: Ex-finance director stole nearly $800,000 from Covington and taxpayers; city to blame

'He built a system of designed incompetence'

It’s “astounding and frankly inexcusable,” said the Kentucky State Auditor, that the City of Covington gave its finance director complete control of the city’s financial systems, allowing him to allegedly embezzle thousands of dollars over the past decade right under their noses.


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