27 Sep 2011

American Samoa treasurer bemused by late payments to public servants

11:42 am on 27 September 2011

The American Samoa Treasurer Magalei Logovii says he doesn't know why the Bank of Hawaii has delayed paying employess of the American Samoa Government.

Up to this morning, government workers who receive their paychecks by direct deposit to their banks are still waiting for their money.

Magalei said ASG made the deposit to cover the payroll on Thursday and has cleared.

He doesn't understand why there was a delay.