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Posted: Saturday, January 27, 2018. 3:23 p.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: On January 15, Gaynor Flowers, 37, a finance officer for the Attorney General’s Office/Magistrates Court reported that while conducting an internal audit at the Dangriga Magistrates Court, she found discrepancy with two receipts.

One receipt was for a payment made on the 16 of August, 2016 for $300.

The receipt  was signed and stamped by  Janay Ciego, who is the cashier at the Dangriga Magistrate court.

A further investigation revealed that only $2.50 cents was paid into the Treasury Department using the specific receipt number.

She also found that on July 20, 2016, a payment of $4000 was made at the Dangriga Magistrate Court where a government receipt was issued, signed and stamped by Janay Ciego.

Further inquiries revealed that only $4.00 was paid into the Treasury Department using the specific receipt number.

The funds from both transactions could not be accounted for.

As a result, police arrested and charged Janay Ciego,32,  with two counts of theft.

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