Adams 14 forensic audit looks into consulting firm’s financial practices

DENVER (KDVR) — The Adams County Faculty District 14 Board of Instruction took a serious look at the payment approaches to an external management corporation, MGT Consulting, LLC, and is now releasing the results of a forensic audit Thursday.

Precisely, the board notes precise payments to MGT were “potentially duplicative of products and services that have been moderately expected to have been presented to Adams 14 beneath the conditions of the settlement.”

This arrives after Adams 14 fired MGT Consulting, and denied a ask for by the Condition Board of Education to find a new exterior supervisor. The district asked to seem for a substitution, but the condition board briefly denied that ask for pending investigate and supplemental data. A listening to is envisioned for April.

Adams 14 claimed MGT, was not performing in the very best desire of the district. The Adam’s County District Attorney’s Workplace was investigating the forensic audit performed into MGT’s carry out with the district proclaiming questionable economical, educational, ethical and legal steps.

The district was just lately notified by the District Lawyer that his office environment will not be examining the audit further more, which probable signifies the DA will not file expenses for criminal action. As a end result, the district is now brazenly speaking about the audit carried out by Eide Bailly, LLP.

FOX31 received the subsequent statement from the Executive Vice President of MGT:

“Today’s push meeting is the newest in a series of charades from Adams 14. This commenced final summer time, when a specialist-for-employ the service of manufactured a report supporting MGT’s and then wholly reversed his individual recommendation to fulfill the district’s narrative. Now Adams 14 and their politician-turned-attorney is chatting about a forensic audit in which the auditor never ever interviewed the district’s possess finance workers or the workers of MGT, from which the district has lobbed baseless accusations. This is all section of an hard work to distract from the State Critique Panel’s report next thirty day period, and the community board’s history of underperformance. It is past time for the district to emphasis on the real do the job of serving college students and families in Adams 14.”

– Eric Parish, Executive Vice President, MGT

You can look at a information meeting releasing the benefits of the audit on FOX31 NOW in the player higher than.