Stopping Government Fraud, Waste and Abuse in SB County | VOICE
Above: San Bernardino Auditor-Controller Ensen Mason "Fraud, Waste or Abuse (FWA) is a potential problem that can drain significant resources and ultimately rob American taxpayers." - Office of Inspector General S.E. Williams | Contributor Late last month the San Bernardino County Auditor-Controller/Treasurer/Tax Collector (ATC) Ensen Mason released the first ever ATC Fraud, Waste and Abuse (FWA) Hotline Report. The report, which covered calendar year 2018, was promised as the first in what will be an ongoing series of annual FWA Hotline reports to the residents of San Bernardino County. When Mason was sworn in as the county's ATC during a ceremony at the San Bernardino DoubleTree Hotel on Monday, January 7th he promised the crowd of nearly 200 civic leaders, friends and neighbors in attendance, to be both open and transparent. Mason defeated former San Bernardino County ATC Oscar Valdez in the June 2018 primary election. "Communication with the public as well as stopping government