Conflict of Interest
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You can't become the world's greenest and most livable city by cutting a few corners here and there. But, as always, there were strict rules to consider, unclear regulations to follow and tight budgets to stick to. All in all, Aaron's team hadn't done a bad job. At least that's what they thought.
Someone in the council didn’t share their enthousiasm. At every corner someone opposed, with every milestone another target was added. Sure, he had made a quick ascension through the ranks of planners to get where he was now, but never had he tried to make someone else’s life as miserable as his was being made right now.
Aaron Conway, you are suspended of your duties as the head of planning and are on temporary leave effective immediately.
The major’s words still echoed through his jumbled mind as he nursed a glass of scotch. Those words he only heard on TV, not in real life.
You are under investigation for a conflict of interest in selecting contracts.
A conflict of interest. Aaron procured and signed hundreds of contracts worth hundreds of thousands of dollars in the last year alone. If there were to be a conflict of interest, the major could very well go stand on his head and he would still dismiss it.
He lifted the heavy glass and drained it before signalling the bartender for a refill. Tonight, Aaron Conway was having a few drinks. With himself. Because then at least they can't conflict me.
Published: 3 months ago
Posted by: Aaron Conway