OIG Investigative Reports, New Orleans Woman Charged in Bribery Scheme 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 Investigation Report The United States U.S. Attorney's Office Eastern District of Louisiana U.S. Attorney's Office Eastern District of Louisiana 500 Poydras St Suite 210-B New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 Tel: 504.680.3000 Fax: 504.589.4510 Press Releases NEW ORLEANS WOMAN CHARGED IN BRIBERY SCHEME March 7, 2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE STACY SIMMS, age 46, a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, was charged in a one-count bill of information with misprision of a felony, announced U.S. Attorney Jim Letten. According to bill of information, concealed her knowledge of criminal conduct, by allowing a bank account in her name to be used in an effort to help disguise and conceal the flow of the bribe payments. If convicted, STACY SIMMS faces a maximum term of imprisonment of three (3) years, a fine of $250,000.00 and one (1) year of supervised release following any term of imprisonment. The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Criminal Division of the Internal Revenue Service and the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Education. U. S. Attorney Letten reiterated that the bill of information is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U. S. Attorneys Salvador Perricone, Richard R. Pickens, II and Michael Simpson. Download Bill of Information (PDF) Top Printable view Share this page Last Modified: 03/25/2008 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
New Orleans Woman Charged in Bribery Scheme. New Orleans, LA, March 07, 2008
Published by the Department of Education, Office of Inspector General on 2008-03-07.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report.