$5.9 M grant and no one can say where it went
Five years ago, the Federal government gave Ohio a $5.9 million grant to do all sorts of things about gun-related crime. Now, nobody is clear about where the money went, or what was achieved.
The article twice notes that the Ohio Attorney General who "brought most of the ideas" for the grant resigned in disgrace six months after the grant was awarded, but fails to mention what the "disgrace" was.
Turns out it was for "mishandling" money.
He resigned after "just 17 scandal-ridden months in office," was convicted of financial misdemeanors like using his campaign funds for personal use and a loan to his friend (who he also hired into the AG's office), and not reporting things like people who gave him free private jet rides.
And yet he was only fined $1000 dollars and 500 hrs community service. The Ohio Supreme Court suspended his attorney's license for six months.
(If can get himself elected mayor some place, sounds like a perfect candidate for Boomberg's Illegal Mayors.)
With a clown like that around $5.9M in grant money that can't be found, I'd start looking a bit closer at him.
Posted by: Eric at December 3, 2012 02:56 PM
And remember that money went to a "Democrat" administration, so God knows into what pockets it went.
Posted by: musterion at December 4, 2012 07:22 AM