MONTGOMERY, Ala. (CBS Citizen)— An audit of an Alabama college area shows managers allegedly misused greater than $700,000 of public money on strip clubs, alcohol stores, missing vendors as well as scholarships for a manager’s children.
In overall, six previous as well as present workers of Montgomery Public Schools were called about $703,297.66 that was declared as mistreated or missing out on between October 2017 as well as September 2018, CBS affiliate WAKA reported.
Walter James, the former aide principal of Jefferson Davis Senior High School, is implicated of messing up $330,060.15. The audit located that a lot of the invoices he sent for items and also services paid on behalf of the institution were doubtful which one of the suppliers was his partner.
Marsha Baugh, a previous instructor at Brewbaker Modern technology Magnet High School, supposedly utilized $177,325.07 to establish a scholarship and then awarded the funds to 2 of her youngsters.
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Furthermore, $45,908.72 of the missing cash is credited Chauncy Shines, a former sports director at Brewbaker Magnet. He is accused of using a debit card to acquire even more than $5,000 in acquisitions, consisting of “at a gentleman’s club, a local bar, on the internet gaming websites” as well as much more, according to the audit.
Montgomery Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Ann Roy Moore claimed she and also MPS Chief Financial Officer Arthur Watts discovered these concerns and also reported it to the state.
“We were generated to help make things right,” Moore told WAKA. “And so we’re trying to right the ship. As well as under our watch, when we locate it, we will certainly do something regarding it.”
Moore claimed that the funds concerned were from pupil fees and also donations, not designated tax obligation dollars.
The district just recently hosted an obligatory training to all area workers that deal with money and is currently using the training to everybody, Moore stated.
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