(1) Each officer charged with the disbursement of public money who is informed by
affidavit establishing probable cause that an officer whose account is about to be
settled, audited, or paid has violated any of the provisions of this part shall suspend
the settlement or payment and cause the officer to be prosecuted for the violation
by the county attorney.
(2) If there is a judgment for the defendant upon prosecution, the proper officer
may proceed to settle, audit, or pay the account as if an affidavit had not been filed.
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