Report I2010-1 Highlights - June 2010
Investigations of Improper Activities by State Employees:
Misuse of State Time and Resources, Improper Gifts, Inadequate Administrative Controls, and Other Violations of State Law January 2009 Through December 2009
State employees and agencies engaged in improper activities, including the following:
- Participating in other employment during state work hours and misusing state resources at a total cost to the State of $70,105.
- Misusing the time of two psychiatric technicians, resulting in a loss to the State of $110,797.
- Improperly allowing a business owner to use state university facilities, equipment, and supplies costing $20,790.
- Claiming $392 in travel expenses not incurred and violating state law by accepting gifts in the form of substantial hotel discounts.
- Failing to report 82 hours of leave taken, for which the State paid $2,605.
- Receiving at least $1,840 in gifts from a vendor, thus creating the appearance that the gifts were rewards for doing business.
- Failing to account accurately for absences that cost $1,206.
- Improperly exempting an estimated 3,000 after-school education programs from child care licensing requirements.
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- Corrections and Rehabilitation, Department of
- Food and Agriculture, Department of
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- Industrial Relations, Department of
- Justice, Department of
- Motor Vehicles, Department of
- Northridge, California State University
- Social Services, Department of
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