Dollar General’s unprecedented multiple recent failures to maintain accurate price scanners demonstrate the critical role of the Franklin County Auditor’s Office in protecting your dollars.
As county auditor, I serve as the chief sealer of county weights and measures. That means the audit office will inspect the gas pumps and scanners of every business in the county except Columbus (which has its own Department of Weights and Measures) to make sure you’re right. you get what you paid for.
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After multiple failed inspections, it’s clear that Dollar General isn’t giving some consumers what they paid for.
All stores in the county that continue to fail inspections have a new sticker warning consumers that they have a “WARNING NONSEALED SCANNER SYSTEM” that they can scan a QR code to check for weights and measurements. You can learn more.
Inspectors of weights and measures at the Audit Office protect residents from fraud every day.
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They continue to inspect everything from gas pumps to credit card readers to prevent fraud and ensure compliance with Ohio law.
As your auditor, I encourage you to join me in the fight against fraud and to protect your money.
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Michael Stinziano, Franklin County Auditor
justice is not quick for everyone
A Dec. 30 article, “Fatal Police Officer Shooting Trial in Biggest Local Case in ’23,” said that the trial of two fast-track police officers more than two years ago has yet to take place. represents a classic discontinuity in the legal system of
The case of Jason Meade, who shot an unarmed man five times in the back at his grandmother’s house, has had at least two postponements since December 2020, with a hearing scheduled for February. He has been out on bail since the shooting.
Officer Adam Coy, who killed an unarmed Andre Hill on Dec. 22, 2020, excused his illuminated cell phone for looking like a gun.
I doubt why they would both turn out to be innocent or else slap their wrists.
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Contrast the above with the trial of Gerson Fuentes, who conceived the well-known account of an aborted 10-year-old girl in Indiana.
His trial date is set for January 9, just months after the incident.
No time is wasted on the justice system working here. With DNA evidence, he may spend the rest of his life in prison.
I’m all for speedy trials and punishment if convicted, but the differences here reveal how our system works. [doesn’t] Work equally for everyone.
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David Orndorff, Sunbury