To: Pukka Puck
Yet during those five months, he did not submit a single receipt for a hotel room, rental car or airplane ticket, officials at The Times said.
Usually when you think of fraud, you think of unusually high expenses or billings being claimed.
Few think of unusually low expenses or no claims for legitimate expenses as a sign of fraudulent activity.
posted on 05/10/2003 11:43:37 AM PDT
(Can you hear me now, Adrienne?)
My boss signs off on my expenses. Who approved his expenses? Somebody is responsible for looking over expenses and authorizing payment. Expenses that are too high or too low should have prompted some questions far earlier in the game.
The white boys at the Times were terrified of this up and coming black man, due to rampant political correctness.
"Few think of unusually low expenses or no claims for legitimate expenses as a sign of fraudulent activity."
It may not be a sign of fraudulent FINANCIAL activity, but it sure as hell is a sign of fraudulent REPORTING activity if the reporter is supposed to be traveling all around the country, sending in stories from the field. Somebody was not keeping an eye on the shop.
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