AUGUSTA (AP) – The resignations of three Maine state workers have been linked to a report citing the misuse of $100,000 by an agency that helps disabled adults.

The state spending watchdog agency says the Bureau of Rehabilitation Services funds were misused over three years. It cites improper documentation of how clients used grants and says the program overpaid some clients and failed to perform supervisory reviews.

Three employees have resigned in connection with the matter and those cases have been referred to the state attorney general for possible criminal charges.

The report has been submitted to a legislative committee.

cited numerous other problems in the rehabilitation bureau.



Information from: Kennebec Journal, http://www.kjonline.com/

AP-ES-12-07-07 0903EST


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