County Disassociating Themselves from NETO; Fraud Being Investigated

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snow flag courthouseHopkins County Judge Robert Newsom says a 2013 audit of North East Texas Opportunities or NETO reveals more than $700,000 in fraud.  NETO currently has a senior citizen meals program for rural county residents and a utility service.  Judge Newsom says the county and others are disassociating themselves from NETO.  State and federal investigations of NETO are underway.  Judge Newsom has been assured that county residents receiving meals will be taken care of by a state agency.

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Author: Staff Reporter

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