State auditor finds no wrong-doing at MSU

Published 11:17 pm Tuesday, December 30, 2008

The state auditor’s office says it has found no misuse of public resources at Mississippi State University’s Coastal Research and Extension Center in Biloxi.

A news release from the auditor’s office said the investigation began soon after the office received a complaint in October 2007.

State Auditor Stacey Pickering said Monday that the investigation has cleared all accused employees and the university.

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The state auditor’s office investigates the potential abuse of public funds and usually turns over its findings to the district attorney’s office.