Missing property

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#1 Mar 21, 2013
Missing: Millions in Virginia taxpayer-funded property
From an incinerator to lawn mowers, public items unaccounted for

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One might think it difficult to misplace an incinerator or, for that matter, three baby grand pianos. Somehow, Virginia State University managed to do just that, along with sculptures, laptops, lawn mowers, a tractor, copiers and lots of other sizable and costly objects.

But the story behind the “lost or stolen” incinerator, which was bought in 1980 for $10,000 and went missing in June 2010 may, well, go up in smoke. University spokesman Tom Reed refused to allow an interview with any of the workers who may have been responsible for tracking university inventory.

“We are confident that the items in question were properly accounted for in accordance with existing university and Commonwealth of Virginia policies and practices,” Mr. Reed wrote in an emailed statement.

Virginia State University isn’t alone. A request under the Freedom of Information Act for a list of public property recorded as lost, missing and stolen across state agencies turned up roughly $8 million in taxpayer-funded fixed assets.

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