Boston Globe: State audit turns up host of problems at DCF
March 27, 2014 – The following content was originally published by the Boston Globe
A review, conducted by State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump, examined the period between July 2010 and September 2012, a year before the department came under intense scrutiny for losing track of Jeremiah Oliver, a 5-year-old boy from Fitchburg who is now feared dead. The findings add to a growing list of concerns about the agency, which is charged with protecting 36,000 abused and neglected children.
Milford Daily News: Audit finds problems with Hopedale Housing Authority
March 12, 2014 – The following content was originally published by the Milford Daily News
A report released by the office of State Auditor Suzanne Bump found "a series of management deficiencies" with the Hopedale Housing Authority. The audit, which was conducted from February to April 2013, found expired contracts for the executive director and fee accountant, out-of-date policies and procedures, inaccurate accounting, and improper procurement of construction services.