Iowans Accused Of Theft From Department Of Transportation - News and Weather For The Quad Cities -

Iowans Accused Of Theft From Department Of Transportation

Updated:
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Weather

    First Alert Forecast Monday

    First Alert Forecast Monday

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:03 AM EDT2014-09-01 08:03:07 GMT
    Nice weather aheadMore >>
    Nice weather aheadMore >>
  • Developers Hope To Turn Old Schools Into New Apartments

    Developers Hope To Turn Old Schools Into New Apartments

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:18:03 GMT
    It will be new life for a few old schools in Clinton and historic buildings in Davenport if a handful of developers have their way.Community Housing Initiatives is looking to transform the Roosevelt Administration Center, a former elementary school, into mixed income housing, by creating 16 spacious apartments there.More >>
    It will be new life for a few old schools in Clinton and historic buildings in Davenport if a handful of developers have their way.Community Housing Initiatives is looking to transform the Roosevelt Administration Center, a former elementary school, into mixed income housing, by creating 16 spacious apartments there.More >>
  • Dr. Danger Returns To Local Speedway After Last Year's Scare

    Dr. Danger Returns To Local Speedway After Last Year's Scare

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:32:52 GMT
    Greg "Dr. Danger" Carpenter is back at the Jackson County Speedway one year after a death-defying stunt nearly proved to be his last. The star of the American Daredevils TV series took on the same track in Maquoketa, IA, on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. More >>
    Greg "Dr. Danger" Carpenter is back at the Jackson County Speedway one year after a death-defying stunt nearly proved to be his last. The star of the American Daredevils TV series took on the same track in Maquoketa, IA, on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. More >>

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - An inspection of Iowa Department of Transportation records by the state auditor shows more than $580,000 of uncollected rent, improper disbursements, and money diverted to personal bank accounts over 17 years. The report released Monday by Auditor David Vaudt alleges former DOT employee David Weigel deposited more than $200,000 in his bank account and another $100,000 went to a vendor Weigel worked with.

Weigel and the vendor, Grady Marx, of Sioux City, were charged Saturday with theft and money laundering.

It's not clear if the men are yet represented by attorneys.

Vaudt's audit identifies another $380,000 in Weigel's accounts for which the source could not be determined.

The Social Security Administration is investigating whether Weigel should be collecting disability benefits. He's also collecting money from the state IPERS retirement fund.

Click here to see the Auditor Report from the investigation.

Powered by WorldNow

805 Brady Street, Davenport, IA 52803

Telephone: 563.383.7000
Fax: 563.383.7131
Email: news@kwqc.com

Can’t find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Young Broadcasting of Davenport, Inc. A Media General Company.