Inspector: North Amityville Fire Department spent thousands on jewelry, vacations and more

North Amityville, Long Island (WABC) — scandal

Of the $3.6 million payments made by the North Amityville Fire Department between 2017 and 2018, more than $500,000 were supported as “improper purchases,” according to a new report from state regulators. It turns out that it was spent on non-payment.

An audit of fire department payments led to $585,792 spent on diamond rings, Christmas gifts, a board member’s Alaskan cruise trip, professional basketball tickets, and a clothing option resort in Jamaica, according to a New York State Board of Audit report. It turned out that Above all.

Here is the full list of misused funds:

– An unsupported cash disbursement of $106,542 was made to six Board members and the Chief.

– $44,820 for domestic flights and lodging in places like Dallas, Texas. Indianapolis, Indiana. Las Vegas, Nevada. and Nashville, Tennessee.

– $32,093 for service and maintenance of vehicles that the company does not own or was unable to provide support for.

– $11,258 for Christmas gifts including but not limited to gift cards, clothing, drones and video games.

– $10,853 for an Alaska cruise vacation for one Board Member and a vacation to a clothing free resort in Jamaica with the Board Secretary who is the spouse of the Chief.

– Alcohol $7,239.

– $5,121 in 14-carat gold and diamond rings for the chief and his spouse.

– $2,728 for Hikari service.

– $1,998 for Pro Basketball tickets.

The audit was conducted from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2018.

Law enforcement agencies are now filing lawsuits.


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