$80,000 in AU Clinic Payments Not Deposited

More than $80,000 in customer payments at Auburn University's Large Animal Clinic were never deposited in a bank. An audit released Friday by the Examiners of Public Accounts cites the clinic for not complying with university accounting policies.

Auditors found that between 2001 and 2004 receipts were written for $80,322 in payments by customers, but were not included in deposits to the bank or collection reports.

Doctor Tim Boosinger, dean of Auburn's College of Veterinary Medicine, says in a written response to the examiners the employee who handled the payments had been dismissed and procedures had been changed.

The employee was not named.

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