Auditors issue 'clean opinion' for Crestview; utilities lose $675K

Published: Friday, July 12, 2013 at 04:57 PM.

"The good news is there was no systemic issue like there's been in previous years," Jowers said.

One recommendation the firm made would eliminate the potential to misuse a test check generated during a run of city-issued checks.

Though a test check — which assures the printing system functions correctly — is locked in a safe so it can be accounted for, it should be defaced to ensure it could not be fraudulently completed and cashed, the report recommended.

Contact News Bulletin Staff Writer Brian Hughes at 850-682-6524 or Follow him on Twitter @cnbBrian.

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