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Portage County investigates alleged case of fraud

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STEVENS POINT (WAOW) -- Portage County investigates an alleged case of fraud in its purchasing department.

The county issued a press release that says County Executive Patty Dreier alerted Stevens Point Police about an alleged case of fraud.

Portage County leaders say they're conducting an internal investigation.

A Portage County employee reported the case.

The release says a staff member in the purchasing department is on administrative leave while police and the county conduct their own investigations.

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