Flint Mayor creates loosely regulated fund after water funds diversion allegations, report says

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FLINT, MI – A sworn testimony revealed that Flint Mayor Karen Weaver and her adviser Aonie Gilcreast allegedly created a loosely regulated fund weeks after Weaver fired former City Administrator Natasha Henderson.

A May 22, 2017 ABC12 report says, both Weaver and Gilcreast opened a 527 fund, which is loosely regulated.

The fund was allegedly opened days before Henderson shared concerns with Flint’s legal department that Weaver may have told a city employee to divert Flint water crisis funds to a personal account. ABC12 reported that days after reporting her findings to legal, Henderson, who is now engulfed in a whistle-blower lawsuit against the City of Flint and Weaver, was fired.

According to the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, LARA,  the new revealed fund in question, Caring For Flint was incorporated Feb. 5, 2016.

Henderson filed a federal lawsuit last year saying she was fired after she asked Flint’s legal department to investigate the city employees claims that funds were diverted.

Weaver has denied diverting funds to any account.

 

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