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County purchasing director resigns after irregularities discovered

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Winnebago County Purchasing Director Sally Claassen has resigned after a number of irregularities were recently discovered in the county's purchasing procedures.

The irregularities were found during an internal auditing process. An investigation is underway and supervision of the purchasing department was transferred to County Administrator Steve Chapman.

Claassen was initially put on paid administrative leave following the findings back on August 3.  Claassen submitted her registration on Friday, September 11.

According to a release from the county, in order to avoid compromising the ongoing investigation, no further information on the specifics of this matter are being made available at this time.

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