n.— «Several residents then provided receipts showing payments, but their accounts had not been credited. Some residents then produced statements where the amount due had been altered, allegedly by Cogan, court records said. An independent audit revealed that $761.26 allegedly had been misappropriated by a practice known as “lapping.”» —“Former Weston official accused of stealing” by Glenn E. Rice Kansas City Star (Kansas City, Kansas/Missouri) Jan. 3, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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