Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases Kane County Report on Investigation of Theft

 The Office of the Utah State Auditor released its Report on the Investigation of Theft of County funds.

The Office reviewed all transfers out of County bank accounts, reviewed certain processed checks, and compared cash receipt records to actual bank deposits for the period January 1, 2013 through January 31, 2016.

The Office identified 46 transfers totaling $34,600 from County bank accounts to personal accounts held by the Treasurer.  Records indicate that the Treasurer is the only person authorized to make these transfers.  In addition, the Treasurer is responsible for cash receipts at the County.  Comparing documented cash receipts with actual deposits shows a shortfall of $56,191 which remains unaccounted for.      

The full report may be found on the Office’s website,, specifically at