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Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 06/ 2/2010

U-Md. looking into theft of gift cards

By Washington Post editors

The University System of Maryland is investigating how $40,700 in gift cards intended for needy families were distributed by University of Maryland-Baltimore's School of Social Work staff and students.

A state audit found that university officials “could not document who received the gift cards or what was purchased with the gift cards,” which were paid for by a federally funded program.

The audit, released in February, found that a university employee with a corporate purchasing card bought the gift cards between July 2006 and June 2008, but there's no record of what happened to the cards.

A university system official said Tuesday that the system has launched an internal audit as part of a routine response to the concerns raised by the Office of Legislative Audits review.

-- Associated Press

By Washington Post editors  | June 2, 2010; 11:23 AM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland  | Tags:  University of Maryland, gift cards, social work  
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OK, where was Sheila Dixon when all of this happened?

Posted by: linroy62 | June 2, 2010 11:38 AM | Report abuse

Ditto what linroy62 said...

Posted by: waterfrontproperty | June 2, 2010 1:09 PM | Report abuse

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