Washington State Auditor http://kuow.org en Auditor: Property Management Employee Diverted $50K from Snohomish County http://kuow.org/post/auditor-property-management-employee-diverted-50k-snohomish-county <p>An employee of a contractor hired by Snohomish County diverted more than $50,000 from the county’s Housing Authority, the state auditor has determined. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 14:34:07 +0000 Patricia Murphy 24803 at http://kuow.org Auditor: Former Head Of Sex Offender Center Should Not Have Profited From Contract http://kuow.org/post/auditor-former-head-sex-offender-center-should-not-have-profited-contract <p>A former superintendent at Washington’s Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island – which houses the state’s most dangerous sex offenders – should not have profited from a contract that he negotiated when he was a superintendent, the state auditor wrote in a report. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 00:40:04 +0000 Patricia Murphy 24077 at http://kuow.org Auditor: Former Head Of Sex Offender Center Should Not Have Profited From Contract Seattle School District Faces $29 Million In Sex Abuse Liability http://kuow.org/post/seattle-school-district-faces-29-million-sex-abuse-liability <p></p><p>According to a letter KUOW has obtained from Seattle Public Schools to the Washington State Auditor’s Office, the district faces $29 million in claims and settlement demands from current or former students who say they were sexually abused by a teacher or fellow student. Mon, 22 Jul 2013 23:08:28 +0000 Ann Dornfeld 17186 at http://kuow.org Seattle School District Faces $29 Million In Sex Abuse Liability State Auditor Brian Sonntag: An Exit Interview http://kuow.org/post/state-auditor-brian-sonntag-exit-interview <p></p><p>State Auditor Brian Sonntag’s performance audits have pointed out how government agencies could save money and avoid fraud. Sonntag leaves office next month and he sits down with Ross Reynolds for a discussion about what he was and wasn't able to accomplish as the <a href="http://www.sao.wa.gov/EN/Pages/default.aspx">Washington state auditor. Mon, 10 Dec 2012 19:56:31 +0000 Ross Reynolds 4866 at http://kuow.org Wash. State Auditor Candidate Wired Millions, Linked Account To Belize http://kuow.org/post/wash-state-auditor-candidate-wired-millions-linked-account-belize The job of Washington State Auditor is to root out waste, fraud and abuse in government. But the Democratic candidate for that position, State Representative Troy Kelley, has come under scrutiny for his private business dealings. This includes wiring millions of dollars around to an account that was eventually linked to a bank in Belize. That was key evidence in a lawsuit against Kelley.<p>On the morning of Monday, August 2, 2010 Troy Kelley sat down in front of a video camera at a law office in downtown Seattle. He was wearing a button-down Oxford shirt, no tie. Thu, 11 Oct 2012 04:52:19 +0000 1720 at http://kuow.org Wash. State Auditor Candidate Wired Millions, Linked Account To Belize