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The Belize City Council says that today it returned the two-thousand five hundred dollars in cash that was left on the desk of City Administrator Stephanie Garbutt. Deputy Mayor Oscar Arnold says that it was a matter they were dealing with internally, but after a letter sent to Chinese Businesswoman Tung Wang Huang of a business called ‘Office Station’ in Belmopan was leaked, Arnold told the media that they had to set the record straight. Now according to the letter, dated October tenth, Mayor Bernard Wagner wrote to the woman, better known as ‘Miss Nan,’ that she left an envelope of money on Garbutt’s desk the day before. Garbutt reportedly immediately called Nan and asked her to return for the money which she refused. Garbutt informed the Mayor saying that it was not the first time Nan attempted to leave a ‘gift’ for her. The letter also disclosed that Nan stuffed a hundred dollar bill in the hands of one of the Park Managers following an official business transaction. And so the Mayor informed Nan, via letter, ‘As stewards of the public trust, we are sensitive to any public perceptions that may result from anyone associated or in our employment accepting a gift.” Mayor Bernard Wagner is out of office on official business, and so today Arnold spoke on his behalf to say that the “gift” is not in line with their gifting policy.