NewsPublic Affairs / June 9, 2016

Ethics Commission To Consider Ex-BMV Official's Settlement

Indiana Inspector General Cynthia Carrasco confirmed Wednesday that her office had reached a settlement agreement with former BMV chief of staff Shawn Walters.Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Express MVA, Shawn Walters, Indiana BMV, Indiana State Ethics Commission, Cynthia Carrasco2016-06-09T00:00:00-04:00
Ethics Commission To Consider Ex-BMV Official's Settlement

The Indiana State Ethics Commission is to consider a settlement between the state and a former Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles official who faces ethics violations.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana State Ethics Commission is to consider a settlement between the state and a former Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles official who faces ethics violations.

Indiana Inspector General Cynthia Carrasco confirmed Wednesday that her office had reached a settlement agreement with former BMV chief of staff Shawn Walters. Walters is accused of taking a job with a company that he awarded a lucrative state contract. Carrasco said terms of the settlement would be released after the State Ethics Commission considers it Thursday.

The Indianapolis Star reports that Walters awarded Express MVA a contract in 2010 providing it with BMV workstations and allowing it to charge a lucrative "convenience fee" that effectively doubled the cost of services typically available only at state license branches.

 

 

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