From the notebook: CalPERS' tells Southern California power exec to pay up
04/28/2014 10:23 AM
04/28/2014 10:24 AM
Our weekend report in the fiber/cyber Bee told of an odd double-dipping case that has prompted CalPERS to demand nearly $650,000 to repay pension benefits wrongly received by a retiree and his ex-wife.
The executive, Bill D. Carnahan, worked full time as independent contractor for the Southern California Public Power Authority while drawing his pension for more than a decade before fund auditors determined that he was really an employee.
The authority repaid all the money in 2013, but last week CalPERS said Carnahan, 69, and his former spouse must make repayment.
Here are a few of the key documents that underpin the story:
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