Dutchess County Comptroller Robin Lois

The Dutchess County Comptroller has issued an audit of a program that provides alternatives to incarceration. The audit shows the programming is successful and a good investment for the county.

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A heating company in the Hudson Valley pleaded guilty this week to defrauding customers, and will pay more than $3.2 million in restitution. The lawyer for the whistleblower says this is New York’s first whistleblower case leading to a criminal restitution recovery for individual consumer fraud victims. Meantime, the Dutchess County comptroller will audit all bills related to the company.