Cleveland computer glitches delay vendor payments and narcotics' drug "buy" money : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread

"Councilman Michael O'Malley replied that contractors, community development corporations and narcotics police who need "buy" money had not received checks in a timely fashion.

A narcotics detective in the Vice and Strike Force Unit, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said he knew of undercover officers in three of the city's six police districts who have had to use their own money to make small drug buys.

The detective said money for such buys ordinarily was available in the police district office, but not lately.

"We're told the check is somewhere over in City Hall," he said."

Also delays in paying vendors, etc.

-- d (, February 11, 2000

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