Wife of East Haven school board member fired amid investigation into forensic audit

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The wife of an East Haven school board member has been fired as the investigation into a forensic audit of East Haven Public Schools continues.

According to the East Haven Board of Education, Cathy Finkle was fired on Tuesday.

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In September, News 8 reported on the audit which found “significant failures…to guard against fraud and waste,” according to a summary report.

Finkle ran the Little Jackets Pre-School program. Within this program, auditors could not account for nearly $32,000 among other “significant control weaknesses” listed in the report.

Web Extra: Click here to read the full audit obtained by East Haven Public Schools

The investigation is ongoing.

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