News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 13, 2012
City issues statement regarding alleged fraud
The City of Kansas City, Mo., announces that the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested six City employees today in connection with an alleged insurance fraud scheme. No public funds were misappropriated as a part of this alleged fraud.
“We are very saddened with the allegations brought upon a small group of City employees. These alleged actions do not represent the majority of City employees who adhere to the City’s ethical standards,” said City Manager Troy Schulte.
The City is cooperating with authorities to the fullest extent. As this is part of an ongoing federal investigation, the City will make no further comment on the matter. Media inquiries should be directed to Don Ledford, public affairs officer for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, at 816-426-4220 or firstname.lastname@example.org.