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Scott Stringer, with school children outside Queens Library Astoria branch, releases audit showing financial abuse. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Stringer: Former CEO, Other Officials Used Queens Library As ‘Personal Piggy Bank’

The 18-month audit found former CEO Thomas Galante and his executive team used an internal fund as their own “personal piggy bank,” Stringer said, calling the findings sickening.

07/08/2015

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NYC Comptroller Releases Scathing Audit On Animal Care & Control

The audit made 18 recommendations to Animal Care & Control, which the non-profit and the city say have already been started on.

04/19/2015

Homes wrecked by Superstorm Sandy sit amongst sand washed ashore on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Audit: It Took 15 Tries For New Jersey To Get Sandy Grant Extended

A new federal audit shows New Jersey had to submit an application to extend one post-Superstorm Sandy aid program 15 times before it was approved.

03/31/2015

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Seen At 11: Tips On How To Avoid Auditing By The IRS

There are few things more stressful than filing your taxes, but CBS2 has the five red flags the Internal Revenue Service looks for before they come knocking on your door so you can hopefully avoid an audit.

03/13/2015

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Ridgewood, NJ Discovers $390K In Parking Meter Quarters Stolen

Officials in a northern New Jersey town where the former public works inspector admitted stealing $460,000 in parking meter quarters have discovered an additional $390,000 in quarters were stolen during the same time.

02/10/2015

Citi Bike docking station at Carmine St. and 6th Avenue, May 26, 2013. (credit: Jessica Marcus/CBSNewYork)

Audit Reveals Problems With NYC Bike Share Program

An audit of New York’s bike share program reveals spotty maintenance, poor cleanliness and defective parking stations.

12/12/2014

FILE -- NYPD Emergency Services Unit Officers remove debris in front of 305 50th Street, where a piece of a crane landed from a construction site a block north on 51st street on March 15, 2008. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images).

Audit: Key Fixes Never Made After Deadly NYC Crane Collapses In 2008

New York City has implemented only a number of the 65 recommendations made following two deadly crane collapses in 2008, according to an audit by the city controller’s office.

11/10/2014

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Advice For Successfully Getting A Small Business Loan

Even during challenging times, a small business with a sound strategy can obtain a loan.

03/17/2014

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Buyer’s Guide: What To Look For In A New Digital Camera

When it comes to cameras, there is a wide array from which to choose. Consider these factors before making your next camera purchase.

03/17/2014

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Tax Advice: Common Small Business Tax Filing Mistakes

Small businesses can innocently make tax mistakes that wind up racking up steep penalties. Consider these common mistakes before filing your taxes.

03/10/2014

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Police: Phony IRS Scammer Targeting Residents In Fairfield, N.J.

Police in Fairfield, N.J., warned the public Saturday to watch out for an IRS telephone scam that has targeted two residents in the past week.

03/01/2014

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Audit: State DOT Lacks Records On Railroad Bridge Inspections

An audit claims the state Department of Transportation lacks the records to show updated and adequate safety plans for railroad bridges statewide.

12/09/2013

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Long Island Fire Department Feeling The Heat After State Audit

The accusations against the Lakeland fire district came to light during an audit by the New York State Comptroller’s Office and have triggered outrage.

09/04/2013

Former acting IRS chief Steven Miller testifies on Capitol Hill May 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Former IRS Acting Director Grilled During Congressional Hearing

Before the House Ways and Means Committee began its hearing, they made the former acting Internal Revenue Service chief Steven Miller take an oath to swear to tell the truth.

05/17/2013

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How (Not) To Get Audited

It’s time to talk taxes: 1099 forms have gone out and you should be organizing your paperwork and getting ready to pay the taxman.

03/25/2013

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