Inventory Inaccuracies at Hill Air Force Base

Inventory Inaccuracies at Hill Air Force Base

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Inspectors say inventory tracking problems at Hill Air Force base let millions of dollars in computers, tools and recreation equipment slip away.

Audits six years ago first found the problem. Officials pledged to fix the system. But new audits conducted last December, January and February show they never were, a copyright story in the Deseret Morning News says.

Among the findings:

$26 million in missing computer equipment;

failure to register 18 A-T-V-s and 12 snowmobiles on inventory lists of rental equipment;

84 missing rental skis, and 101 rental skis not on inventories.

Hill officials say they've now fixed the situation for good.

In a written statement they say the majority of assets have been found and that unaccounted for items are still being looked for.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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