OIG Investigative Reports, Mother and Daughter Enter Guilty Pleas Skip to main contentAbout UsContact UsFAQs Language Assistance Englishespañol中文: 繁體版Việt-ngữ한국어TagalogРусский U.S. Department of Education Search for: Toggle navigation U.S. Department of Education Student Loans Grants Laws Data About ED OFFICES Home Reports & Resources Programs/Initiatives News Office Contacts Investigative Reports FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wichita, Kansas, April 17, 2001 Contacts:: Kena Rice (316) 269-6481 Headquarters 1200 Epic Center 301 N. Main Wichita, Kansas 67202 Mother and Daughter Enter Guilty Pleas WICHITA, Kansas - United States Attorney Jackie Williams announced today that Susan Hampton, 59, and Sharon Mathis, 40, both of Wichita, Kansas, each entered a guilty plea on April 16, 2001, before U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten. Hampton entered a guilty plea to one count of failing to return student loans to lending institutions and one count of making a false statement to the Department of Education. Mathis entered a guilty plea to one count of failing to return student loans to lending institutions. Williams said that Hampton, former owner of Climate Control Institute, Inc., (CCI), and Mathis, former Financial Aid Director at CCI, admitted at their pleas that from April 16, 1996, through October 18, 2000, they intentionally failed to return student loans to lending institutions when students withdrew from CCI resulting in a loss to The Department of Education. Hampton also admitted that on November 24, 1997, she knowingly presented copies of altered checks to the Department of Education representing that these false checks had been used by CCI to repay student loans. Hampton faces a maximum of five years in federal prison, without parole, on each count. Mathis faces a maximum of five years in federal prison, without parole. No sentencing date has yet been set. The case was investigated by the Department of Education. Williams commended the excellent work of the Department of Education in this investigation. Top Printable view Share this page Last Modified: 03/02/2005 How Do I Find... Student loans, forgiveness College accreditation No Child Left Behind FERPA FAFSA 1098-E Tax Form 2015 Budget Proposal More > Information About... Transforming Teaching Family and Community Engagement Early Learning K-12 Reforms More > Connect Facebook Twitter YouTube Email RSS Google+ More > MISUSED FOIA OIG Fraud Hotline Our mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. Student Loans Repaying Loans Defaulted Loans Loan Forgiveness Loan Servicers Grants & Programs Apply for Pell Grants Grants Forecast Open Grant Competitions Find Grant Programs by Eligibility Laws & Guidance No Child Left Behind FERPA Civil Rights Data & Research Education Statistics Postsecondary Education Data State Education Data Nation's Report Card What Works Clearinghouse About Us Contact Us ED Offices Jobs News FAQs Budget, Performance Notices FOIAPrivacySecurityInformation qualityInspector GeneralWhitehouse.govUSA.govBenefits.govRegulations.gov
Mother and Daughter enter Guilty Pleas Wichita, Kansas, April 17, 2001
Published by the Department of Education, Office of Inspector General on 2001-04-17.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report.