Press release from Comptroller of the Treasury Justin Wilson; July 11, 2012:  A lack of proper safeguards led to missing money and drugs seized by two anti-crime task forces run by law enforcement officers in Wilson County, an investigation involving the Comptroller’s Division of Local Government Audit has revealed. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) […]


Press release from Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury; Jan. 26, 2012: Investigation Finds Issues Regarding Operations of the Metro Nashville County Clerk’s Office The Metropolitan Nashville Davidson County Office of the County Clerk repeatedly collected improper fees from citizens, made an improper payment from funds maintained by the office, and engaged in poor payroll record-keeping, an investigation by […]


Press Release from Comptroller Justin Wilson; Jan. 6 2011: A former employee for the Town of Mason pleaded guilty this week in Tipton County Criminal Court to theft, fraud and misconduct charges. Arnita Mitchell was indicted on several felony charges in 2009 after an investigation by the state Comptroller’s office uncovered an embezzlement scheme that […]


The annual report detailing exactly how much money Tennessee state government agencies have in the bank probably won’t be ready in time for Gov.-elect Bill Haslam’s first spending proposal, according to Comptroller Justin Wilson. The new governor is charged with developing his 2011-12 budget less than two months after he takes office. But without the […]


State of Tennessee Press Release; Aug. 26, 2010: Marion County’s former administrator of elections ordered more than 100 warrants issued on behalf of individuals who had not performed work for the local election office, an investigation by the Comptroller’s Division of County Audit has concluded. The investigation was conducted with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation […]

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