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Resource ID: #14572
Subject: City Government
Source: WAGA-TV (Atlanta)
Affiliation: 
Date: February 1997 - March 1997

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This investigation examines government cellular phone bills in Atlanta. Over the past three years, the reporters found skyrocketing costs and a tremendous increase in the number of phones. The reporters found that city officials were destroying itemized cell phone bills making any analysis difficult. The investigation uncovered city politicians and employees using telephones for personal business and failing to reimburse the city.

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