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Covington: City employee resigns after 'irregular' credit card purchases

Kenton County police investigating
Posted at 2:38 PM, Mar 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-07 16:59:22-05

COVINGTON, Ky. — The city of Covington says an employee resigned after an investigation was launched into "irregular" credit card purchases.

According to a statement from the city, some "irregularities regarding credit card purchases" were brought to the city's attention. They began looking into the purchases and decided to involve Kenton County police.

The employee resigned soon after the city launched its investigation, the statement read.

"We expect all of our employees to act with honesty and integrity at all times and to respect the trust that taxpayers and residents put in us," Covington wrote in the statement.

The city did not provide any further details about the employee, what the purchases were or when they were made.

WCPO will update this story.