Ex-MATC Manager Was Warned On Questionable Credit Card Use

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Kristin Seimits was warned in 2009 about questionable use of her Milwaukee Area Technical College credit card.

But the former MATC procurement manager's fraudulent spending continued unchecked, and dramatically ramped up, until she had embezzled about $259,000 in goods and services over seven years, according to a fraud investigation by an outside auditor completed this month.

The investigation by Titus group revealed no evidence that other MATC employees were involved, had knowledge of the fraudulent transactions or were committing a similar type of fraud.

Titus staff reviewed 11,352 transactions by all 183 MATC credit card users for unusual activity between Sept. 11, 2009, and Sept. 29, 2011, according to MATC.

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