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Probe: Oklahoma virtual charter founders embezzled millions

 


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The founders of Oklahoma's largest virtual charter school embezzled millions of dollars in state funds through an illegal scheme that involved the use of "ghost students" to artificially inflate enrollment numbers, investigators allege.

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation agent Tommy Johnson outlined the allegations in an affidavit for a search warrant of an Epic teacher's home filed late Monday in Oklahoma County. Investigators seized a laptop and mobile phone during their search.

In the affidavit, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation agent Tommy Johnson wrote t...



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