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Auditor Galloway Announces Start Of Shelby County Audit

Missouri State Auditor –

Northeast Missouri county audit underway; county circuit court audit to begin later this year

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (Jan. 19, 2017) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway announced her office has begun an audit of the government of Shelby County, located in northeast Missouri. The county’s most recent audit was released in 2013, and received an overall performance rating of good.

The 2013 audit found the county collector held a dormant bank account containing a balance of several thousand dollars in unidentified funds. It also found the collector also did not clearly define penalties and compensation related to tax collections on behalf of cities located within the county.

These and other areas will be reviewed during the course of the Shelby County audit. An audit will also be conducted of the Shelby County Circuit Court, located in the county seat of Shelbyville.

Individuals who would like to provide information for consideration during these or any other audits may contact the State Auditor’s Whistleblower Hotline at 800-347-8597 or by email at