Thursday, August 11, 2005

The Connecticut Post Online - Opinion-"Full audits urged of bribe case firms

The Connecticut Post Online - Opinion: "Full audits urged of bribe case firms

State and federal agencies are urged to act swiftly to audit the financial books of Progressive Training Associates, the Bridgeport job training agency whose executive director and founder pleaded guilty last week to bribery and embezzlement charges.

It's imperative — and certainly in the taxpayers interest — to determine how much in state and federal funding may have been misused or wasn't used for the vocational training for low-income people that PTA offered.

Warren Keith Godbolt, the agency's CEO and chief operating officer, admitted during a guilty plea in U.S. District Court in Bridgeport that from January 2002 and continuing through January 2005, he and another person embezzled between $70,000 and $120,000 of PTA's funding"

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