Former school official indicted for E-Rate fraud

Friday, 21 April 2006, 1:28 PM EST

A former South Carolina school official has been indicted on mail and wire fraud charges in connection with a U.S. government program intended to bring the Internet to schools and libraries in poor areas.

The charges stem from alleged fraudulent applications for funding under the E-Rate program that former technology director Cynthia K. Ayer submitted on behalf of Bamberg County School District One in South Carolina, the DOJ said.

At Computerworld.

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