LAZ Parking says three ‘dishonest’ employees stole parking lot money from MBTA

Source: Gintautas Dumcius, MassLive.Com, July 31, 2017

Three “dishonest” employees were responsible for the alleged theft of millions in MBTA parking lot cash, LAZ Parking’s president said in a statement Monday. The statement from the president and founder of LAZ Parking, Jeffrey Karp, came after Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced the firm agreed to pay $5.6 million to settle allegations over the theft. Employees at the firm, contracted to manage the MBTA’s parking lots, “skimmed millions of dollars in cash” from MBTA parking facilities in the Greater Boston Area, according to Healey’s office. … In announcing the settlement, Healey’s office said the firm did not use revenue controls, which were required in its contract with the MBTA. The public transit agency canceled the contract with LAZ in May 2017. …