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Audit finds lack of oversight at Murray County's 911 center


April 14, 2019

SULPHUR, Okla. (AP) — Financial supervision of a 911 emergency call center in a southeastern Oklahoma county was so lax that governing board members once gave a $65,000 check to a company that was only required to be paid $650, according to a state audit.

Inspectors said the Murray County 911 Trust Authority board took almost two months to correct the error. Murray County is about 85 miles southwest of Oklahoma City.

The authority received over $1.1 million during the audit period, which was from July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017.

Auditors said receipts and other supporting information "coul...

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