Wednesday, June 18, 2014

WPost: Does BOE's use of county-issued credit cards amounts to criminal misconduct

Maryland state prosecutors are investigating whether the Montgomery County Board of Education’s use of county-issued credit cards amounts to criminal misconduct, according to officials familiar with the probe and a subpoena issued this month.
The state investigation came to light at a school board meeting Tuesday, when President Phil Kauffman reported that the board had received a request for records from the Office of the Maryland State Prosecutor.
Schools officials provided The Washington Post with a copy of the subpoena — dated June 10 — requesting all board-issued credit card statements and related documents dating to Jan. 1, 2012.
Kauffman said the board had turned over the documents and will cooperate with state authorities. The board also has posted on its public Web site nearly 1,500 pages of documents related to the board’s credit card use and expenses.
James Cabezas, chief investigator for the state prosecutor, said he could not confirm or deny the existence of an investigation...


  1. If Chris Barclay truly cares about MCPS, he'll resign from the BOE before he is rightfully indicted.

  2. If he is rightfully indicted, he does not have to truly care for MCPS.


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