Tuesday March 31, 2020

HSE tried to sanction auditors of Hep C charity

Health service first complained about Cronin & Company in May 2015

12th February, 2017
Former director of Positive Action Bernadette Warnock Pic: CourtPix

The HSE attempted to have auditors who failed to detect a major fraud at the hepatitis C charity Positive Action sanctioned, new documents reveal.

The health service first complained about the auditor, Cronin & Company, to the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) in May 2015.

Former director of Positive Action Bernadette Warnock, 62, of Dunshaughlin, Co Meath pleaded guilty to 71 counts of theft and fraud at the company between 2009 and...

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