The Dougherty District Attorney urges South Georgia organizations and businesses not to lean too heavily on one employee to handle their finances.
After Chehaw former administrative assistant Angela Rivera pled guilty to theft and fraud charges this week, District Attorney Greg Edwards said he has seen too many financial officers get in trouble.
He urges business leaders to set up checks and balances and inspections over finances.
"Trust but verify," Edwards said. "And have separate accounting measures and these things will be hopefully useful in preventing this type of crime."
Edwards said financial scandals will harm fundraising for most non profit organizations... so having known accounting principals on their financial records will keep people from considering theft.
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Wild Adventures Theme Park is preparing for an eventful Memorial Day weekend.
Dougherty County E-M-S workers are increasingly coming in contact with a drug that could kill them on the job.
Dougherty County health educators this month are celebrating a significant decrease in teen pregnancies over the last decade.
People in Irwin County are working to save an historic park dedicated to Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
Dozens of South Georgians fired off questions and concerns about the proposed Lee County hospital at a summit hosted by the county on Thursday night.