The Never Ending WSI Scandal: April 2007 Update

From the Bismarck Tribune

Felony charges were filed against two employees of the state’s Workforce, Safety and Insurance agency this morning: Sandy Blunt, CEO, and Romi Leingang, manager of the special investigations unit.

Three charges were filed in South Central District Court against Blunt: two counts, one Class B and one Class C felony, of misapplication of entrusted property, and one count of conspiracy to commit disclosure of confidential information.

The first count carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine, and the last two charges carry penalties of five years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

The first count was in regard to the use of about WSI Slush Fund Expenditure The second count alleged Blunt improperly awarded bonuses to employees.

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