Investigation into the embezzlement of funds from the University at Buffalo

From WBFO 88.7, “The New York State Inspector General’s Office says it is continuing its investigation into the embezzlement of funds from the University at Buffalo by two former employees, including a longtime vice president. UB officials, meanwhile, say several policies were adjusted and updated following the discovery of fiscal improprieties that resulted in Thursday’s guilty pleas by Dennis Black and Andrea Constantino.

Black, an employee at UB for nearly four decades, admitted in State Supreme Court Thursday to stealing more than $330,000 dollars over a nine-year period and using them for various personal activities. Constantino admitted to stealing approximately $14,000 in state funds while working as UB’s Director of Campus Living.

Flynn explained that FSA makes payments to UB’s general account. But Black, in his role, was able to yield control over the FSA and divert funds into a separate account he also controlled and existed outside of the university’s auditing system.”

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