Wallin's recent troubles were triggered by an independent audit of her expenses for a Senate committee that decided how much she should repay, a process the senator has publicly condemned as seriously flawed.

She resigned from her corporate board positions amid the public controversy surrounding the whole Senate expenses fiasco.

In addition to the New York flat, the former television anchor owns two other properties: a condominium in Toronto, and a modest house in Wadena, Saskatchewan the home she has officially declared as her place of residence.

There is no indication Wallin's disputed Senate travel expenses include any claims for trips to her New York condo since she became a senator in 2009.

Wallin could not be reached for comment.

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