Prosecutor looks into claims files destroyed at UA

‘Working papers’ subject of subpoenas

Posted: September 28, 2013 at 4:35 a.m.

Deputy prosecutor David Bercaw (shown) issued subpoenas in mid-September for working papers from the Legislative Audit Division and the University of Arkansas System, both of which had investigated a multimillion-dollar deficit in UA’s Advancement Division.

A Washington County prosecutor said he has begun his investigation into accusations that University of Arkansas Chancellor G. David Gearhart ordered public documents to be destroyed to keep them from the media, auditors and the public.

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The plot thickens.

Posted by: cdawg

September 28, 2013 at 1:35 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Corruption abounds because it can be so tempting to abuse funds when you are spending other peoples money.

Posted by: jeffieboy

September 28, 2013 at 2:28 p.m. ( | suggest removal )