Compiled By: Tonya Mead, CFE, PI, MBA,MA Educational Psychology

Former Detroit Public Schools Accountant Sentenced On Fraud And Money Laundering Charges. Detroit, MI., December 18, 2013
Canton Couple Indicted for Defrauding Department of Education out of $2.3 Million. Canton, OH., December 12, 2013
Tutor to Low Income Children Accused of Forgery. Atlanta, GA., December 03, 2013
Tracy Woman Sentenced to over 4 Years in Prison for Student Loan Fraud Scheme. Sacramento, CA., December 03, 2013
Indictment Unsealed as Atwater Woman Makes Court Appearance for Student Financial Aid Fraud. Fresno, CA., November 21, 2013
Former Greenville, MS School District Superintendent Sentenced to 76 Months for Receiving Bribes. Oxford, MS., November 14, 2013
Columbus Man Pleads Guilty to Using Stolen Identities to Defraud Federally Funded Tutoring Program. Columbus, OH., November 14, 2013
Former Financial Aid Advisor Sentenced for Stealing Over $62,000 in Student Financial Aid. Boston, MA., October 16, 2013
Cleveland Man Sentenced To Four Years In Prison For Mortgage Fraud, Other Crimes. Cleveland, OH., September 19, 2013
Sentencings in Federal Student Financial Aid Fraud Schemes. Fresno, CA., September 16, 2013
Multiple Defendants Charged In Fraud Scheme To Obtain Federal Student Aid. Oakland, CA., September 12, 2013
Indictment Unsealed Charging Three Midwest City Women with Conspiracy to Defraud OKC Schools Tutoring Program. Oklahoma City, OK., August 26, 2013
Former CEO of PA Cyber Nick Trombetta and CPA Neal Prence Charged in Elaborate Fraud Scheme. Pittsburgh, PA., August 23, 2013
Texas-Based School Chain to Pay Government $3.7 Million for Submitting False Claims for Federal Student Financial Aid. Dallas, TX., August 22, 2013
Former Alabama State Department of Education Official and Spouse indicted and arrested for Felony Ethics Charges. Montgomery, AL., August 21, 2013
Pennsylvania Couple Admits Using Stolen Identities to Scam Student Loan Money from Online Universities. Camden, NJ., August 14, 2013
Head of Charter School Pleads Guilty To Fraud. Philadelphia, PA., August 13, 2013
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces $1.7 Million Settlement With Testquest, $2.3 Million Judgment Against Former Testquest Manager, And Filing Of Criminal And Civil Charges Against Public School Teacher In Connection With Scheme To Defraud Federal Government Into Paying For Tutoring Services That Were Never Provided. New York, NY., August 09, 2013
Former Detroit Public Schools Accountant, Teacher Found Guilty Of Fraud And Money Laundering Charges. Detroit, MI., August 5, 2013
Federal Judge in El Paso Sentences New York Businessman for Role in Scheme to Defraud the El Paso Independent School District. El Paso, TX., July 31, 2013
Kern County Woman Pleads Guilty in Federal Student Financial Aid Fraud Scheme. Fresno, CA., July 29, 2013
Marrero Woman, Shanera Washington-Sylve, Pleads Guilty to Charges Related to Financial Aid Fraud. Marrero, LA., July 25, 2013
Guilty Plea in Financial Fraud Scheme Involving Community Colleges. Fresno, CA., July 22, 2013
Embezzlement Of Government Property And Aggravated Identity Theft. Albany, GA., July 15, 2013
Four Convicted For Participation In Student Aid Fraud Ring. Fresno, CA., July 12, 2013
Indiana Resident Pleads Guilty to Theft of Public Funds. Hammond, IN., June 28, 2013
Former Pennsylvania Charter School Operator Pleads Guilty To Federal Income Tax Fraud. Mount Pocono, PA., June 13, 2013
Former President Of Galiano Career Academy Agrees To Plead Guilty To Theft Of Federal Funds, Obstruction, And Aggravated Identity Theft. Orlando, FL., June 13, 2013
Former Accounting Employee Pleads Guilty To Stealing More Than $75,000 From Charter School. Washington, DC., June 10, 2013
Shanera Washington-Sylve Charged With Financial Aid Fraud. Marrero, LA., June 10, 2013
Three Charged With Mail Fraud & Identity Theft . Madison, WI., June 05, 2013
Former Testquest Manager Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Federal Government By Falsely Claiming To Have Provided Tutoring Services That Were Paid For With Federal Funds . New York, NY., June 05, 2013
For-Profit School in Texas to Pay United States up to $2.5 Million for Allegedly Submitting False Claims for Federal Student Financial Aid. Abilene, TX., May 31, 2013
Lawrence Non-Profit Settles to Resolve Allegations of Federal Grant Fraud. Boston, MA., May 24, 2013
Dallas Woman Charged With financial Aid Fraud. Dallas, TX., May 22, 2013
Syracuse Woman Sentenced in Aggravated Identity Theft Case. Syracuse, NY., May 17, 2013
East St. Louis Couple Plead Guilty to Federal Student Aid Fraud, Mail Fraud, and Wire Fraud. East St. Louis, IL., May 01, 2013
Cranberry Township Woman Pleads Guilty in Student Loan Fraud Scheme. Pittsburgh, PA., April 25, 2013
Brenda Velázquez-Corchado, Found Guilty of Conspiracy to Commit Bribery Concerning Programs Receiving Federal Funds. San Juan, PR., April 19, 2013
Former Pontiac Schools Associate Superintendent and Chief Financial Officer Sentenced to 12 Months in Federal Prison. Detroit, MI., April 17, 2013
San Diego College Pays $700,000 and Former Financial Aid Director Pleads Guilty to Resolve Allegations of Financial Aid Fraud. San Diego, CA., April 15, 2013
Four Akron residents indicted for conspiracy involving Student financial aid and fake G.E.D. Certificates. Akron, OH., April 03, 2013
Two Former Executives of Athletic Equipment Company Admit Extensive Fraud on New Jersey Schools. Newark, N.J., April 02, 2013
Chairman Of The Board For The Paideia Academy/Employee Of St. Louis City Treasurer’s Office Convicted Of Fraud Charges. St. Louis, Mo., March 26, 2013
Criminal Charges Filed Against Four Separate Student Aid Fraud Rings. Detroit, MI., March 26, 2013
Former Pennsylvania Charter School Operator Charged With Federal Income Tax Fraud. Mount Pocono, PA., March 26, 2013
Corcoran Resident Arrested for Student Aid Fraud. Fresno, CA., March 26, 2013
Former Financial Aid Advisor Arrested for Stealing Over $62,000 in Student Financial Aid. Boston, MA., March 22, 2013
http://www.justice.gov/usao/gam/press_releases/2013/03_21_2013.html
Leader of Federal Financial Aid Fraud Conspiracy Receives 13 Months. Columbia, SC., March 20, 2013
Columbus Man Charged With Fraud Involving Federally Funded Tutoring Program. Columbus, OH., March 13, 2013
Former Lakeland Student Indicted On Fraud Charges. Cleveland, OH., March 05, 2013
Former Intermediate Unit Executive Director Fred R. Rosetti Sentenced To 33 Months’ Imprisonment. Scranton, PA., March 05, 2013
Guilty Pleas in Federal Student Financial Aid Fraud Schemes. Sacramento, CA., February 11, 2013
Waterloo Man Receives Additional Prison Time For Failing To Surrender For Service Of Federal Sentence. Waterloo, IA., February 05, 2013
Three Indicted in FAMU Computer Hacking Case. Tallahassee, FL., February 05, 2013
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Sues TestQuest, Criminally Charges One Former TestQuest Manager, And Announces Guilty Pleas Of Two Former Directors At Princeton Review For Defrauding Federal Government Into Paying For Tutoring Services That Were Never Provided. New York, NY., January 29, 2013
District Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison, Led Failed Scheme to Deceive a Federal Judge. Washington, D.C., January 28, 2013
Pinellas County Man Sentenced To Nine Years In Federal Prison For Student Loan Fraud. Tampa, FL., January 23, 2013
Additional Charges Filed Against Charter School Founder and Co-Defendants. Philadelphia, PA., January 22, 2013
Virgin Islands Senator Pleads Guilty to Operating and Participating in a Criminal Enterprise that Engaged in Bribery, Mail Fraud, and Wire Fraud. St. Thomas, VI., January 17, 2013
Investigation of Alleged Test Cheating at D.C. Public Schools PDF (2.77M)
Painting Contractor Sentenced in Bidding Scheme. Pittsburgh, PA., January 16, 2013
Dontreal Jenkins and Trevayne Jones Convicted of Embezzlement of Government Property and Aggravated Identity Theft. Albany, GA., January 14, 2013
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