Charged twice for same work
ON FOUR OCCASIONS, the cash-strapped Transport Board was charged twice for the same work done on the same bus on the same date.
This led to it paying out $257 149.08, which was $128 574.54 more than was due.
The only differences were the invoice numbers on the eight invoices submitted by the supplier, which were approved by the board’s Quality Assurance Department.
This revelation was one of the matters unearthed by Auditor General Leigh Trotman in his Special Audit Of The Transport Board, which he said should have triggered an investigation. (SP)
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