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State Auditor Says District Attorney Needs More Documentation When Disbursing Forfeiture Funds

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State Auditor Suzanne Bump says the Bristol County District Attorney’s office needs better record-keeping when it comes to disbursing money seized in police investigations to area non-profits. 

State auditors spent more than six months looking at records in the Dstirct Attorney’s office, and determined some $2,000 worth of transactions involving forfeiture money needed more documentation. 

D-A Sam Sutter says awarding that money has generally been pretty informal…..

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Sutter said he respects the Auditor’s office and what they do.  The Auditor also found fault with the Worcester County D-A’s office and how they handle disbursements of forfeiture funding.

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