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Metrolink auditor probing irregularities at railroad is put on leave
Metrolink auditor probing irregularities at railroad is put on leave

Metrolink's chief auditor, who was probing financial and management irregularities at the six-county commuter railroad, has been placed on leave by the board of directors, an action that could prompt her resignation. In a sign of continuing problems at Metrolink, the board took the action last Friday against Barbara Manning during a closed session before its regular meeting. The reason was not disclosed. Manning, an experienced government auditor, was brought in almost 1 1/2 years ago to help improve the railroad's administration and accounting system, which was described in an internal agency report as a "morass." Jeff Lustgarten, a Metrolink spokesman, confirmed...

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