Meanwhile, over in the Sheriff's office (see previous round-up here) the aid suspected of real estate shenanigans has been reinstated, but stripped of the subset of duties that might create a conflict of interest, and with the sheriff putting together a new set of ethics guidelines and oversights for his staff. The Daily News watchdogs aren't quite ready to let go of the issue, however, noting that the investigator who cleared this staffer had some problems of his own at his previous job, and made some documentable mistakes in the current investigation. Lovely.
"I would characterize these allegations as chicken crap," said Thomas A. "Tad" Decker, chairman of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.
ok, then. The appearance that she filed for unworked overtime at her previous job may just reflect some numerical discrepancies of the sort often found in an annual audit. Unfortunately, a different regional hiree, the one hired to run next summer's Welcome America bash, has been found to have some genuine fraud in her past (inventing a Harvard degree). The details of this story have all the earmarks of a cozy little Philadelphia backrub fest.