It was transferred from the funds probably the general fund.
Of course the question that this story raises is - Do they have the basis for a class action lawsuit against the state and have they tried that already?
I don't think the state would "settle" UNLESS they know from Roy Cooper that these folks could win a LOT more in court.
Remember a Public Official represents the taxpayers so if a public official is responsible then the tax payers are too.
I seem to recall a law (don't know the details) that says a public official cannot be sued in NC (But I believe the State can be sued).
I could be wrong about it though
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