An unusual Tax ID number system, somewhat weak internal controls, lack of oversight on adjusting account entries and issues with sharing information were highlighted in a preliminary report on the town's forensic audit delivered to the select board.

The report was given in a two-hour presentation to the board at a special meeting on Thursday. Graham & Graham P.C. of Springfield is conducting the forensic audit, which is separate and in addition to the routine external audit the town undertakes every fiscal year.

Graham said that there are changes to make, but thus far, auditors have not found any fraud. " Read more at Bennington Banner.com.