STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAU) – Portage County has put an employee on administrative leave while it investigates a case of alleged fraud in its purchasing department.
The county has referred the allegation to the Stevens Point police department for a criminal investigation. The county is also conducting its own investigation.
County executive Patty Dreier announced the probe in a news release and said the allegation was reported by another county employee. She said more information would be made public when it is available but would not comment any further.