Details about how Jersey government officials sent a £1 million payment twice by mistake are being withheld.

Last year’s States accounts mention a “duplicate” £1 million payment, which was recovered, but then triggered an internal audit review.

That review found States money could be lost or paid out inaccurately.

Reported by BBC News. You can read the full story here. 

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