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Simsboro audit reveals discrepancy

Ex-employee allegedly took $12k from village

A former Village of Simsboro employee reportedly used “unauthorized credits to utility billings” to cover the alleged theft of around $12,000 from the village’s utility collections, according to an audit report released today by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office.

The unnamed employee was terminated and information turned over to the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office for further investigation, the report said. LPSO spokesman Major Chad Alexander said this morning the investigation into the incident that happened during 2014 is ongoing.

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