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CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) — The North Carolina auditor’s office says a state program that provides transportation service to rural areas was grossly mismanaged.

The office says Thursday its findings of the Rural Vanpool Program will be turned over to the State Bureau of Investigation.

At issue is the contract between the North Carolina Transportation Department and 2Plus, a non-profit company hired to oversee the program. Neither had an immediate response to the report.

The company is accused of receiving excessive fees and not properly maintaining the state-owned vans used in the program as it ferried South Carolina residents to jobs in North Carolina.

2Plus has received more than $4 million in state and federal funds over the last 11 years to operate the vanpool program.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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