East St. Louis Township Supervisor Oliver W. Hamilton spent $230,000 on the township-issued American Express credit card. Trustees failed to stop the excess, and it did not show up on financial audits.
East St. Louis Township Supervisor Oliver W. Hamilton spent $230,000 on the township-issued American Express credit card. Trustees failed to stop the excess, and it did not show up on financial audits. Photo illustration
East St. Louis Township Supervisor Oliver W. Hamilton spent $230,000 on the township-issued American Express credit card. Trustees failed to stop the excess, and it did not show up on financial audits. Photo illustration

When government leaders get audited, it should be an event to be dreaded

September 26, 2016 07:00 PM