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O's make offer to Davis, audit finds flaws in monitoring drunk drivers, and more

O's make offer to Davis, audit finds flaws in monitoring drunk drivers, and more

A state audit of the Maryland Division of Parole and Probation found that drunk drivers were systematically undercharged their probation fees and restitution, and the division used taxpayer's money to make up the difference. "None of the field offices reviewed had established a documented supervisory review process to ensure all fees and restitution were properly calculated and recorded" in the computer system, the auditors wrote. The audit resulted from a tip received on the fraud hotline, and while it found no fraud, it estimates that undercharges totaled $2.1 million—about a third of what the program collected in 2014. The money pays for the monitoring of the state's...

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