Tavares, FL Oct. 13, 2015
"Last Thursday, former Chicago Public School CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett was indicted by a federal grand jury for funneling $23-million in no-bid CPS contracts to former employers in exchange for kickbacks."
The CEO was appointed by Democrat Rahm Emmanuel
Read why watchdog bloggers, internal audits and oversight are needed on all government agencies.
A blogger's article was read by the Schools' Inspector General, who investigated further, and then the FBI took over.
"Beginning in April 2012, the federal indictment says, Byrd-Bennett, Solomon and Vranas “knowingly devised, intended to devise, and participated in a scheme to defraud and to obtain money and property from CPS” by fraudulent means.
Byrd-Bennett is said to have agreed to accept bribes and kickbacks that would be paid by $127,000 being deposited into each of her twin grandsons’ “college tuition accounts” when she returned to SUPES as an employee–even if for just a day."