More than 1,400 of the department's 5,000 phones were not used by employees, yet were activated and incurred $330,000 in service charges. One worker racked up $2,000 in personal international calls.
A quarter of the money spent last year on cellphones by Los Angeles County's child welfare department was wasted on "unnecessary or inappropriate" charges, according to an audit released Tuesday.
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