City Refers Erie Basin Marina Audit to District Attorney to Investigate

11:39 AM, Sep 22, 2013   |    comments
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BUFFALO, NY-- Mayor Byron Brown and City Comptroller Mark Schroeder have referred an audit on the Erie Basin Marina expenses to the Erie County District Attorney's office to review for possible criminal wrongdoing.

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According to an audit released by Schroeder's department last week, Brand-On Services underpaid the city in each of the past five years. As a contractor of the city, the company shares a cut of its restaurant and marina revenue. The audit also claims that after the city sold 383,173 gallons of gas to Brand-On, but the company only reported selling 362,484 gallons to customers. That means more than 20,000 gallons is currently unaccounted for.

2 On Your Side contacted Brand-On Services through email when the audit initially came out, but Operations Manager Julie A. Wolasz replied that they had not received a copy of the audit yet, and would not be able to comment at this time.

 

 

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