OIG Investigative Reports, Dental Student Pleads Guilty to Financial Aid Fraud in Federal Court 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 500 Poydras St Suite 210-B New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 Tel: 504.680.3000 Fax: 504.589.4510 DENTAL STUDENT PLEADS GUILTY TO FINANCIAL AID FRAUD IN FEDERAL COURT July 8, 2009 ANTHONY JUAN WALKER, age 27, a resident of Tarrytown, New York, pled guilty in federal court today before U.S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier to federal financial aid fraud, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten. According to court documents, WALKER submitted a fraudulent college transcript from Cornell University which falsely inflated defendant’s grade point average and falsely indicated that defendant had taken the prerequisite science courses for Dental School Admission, as well as fraudulent Dental Admission Test results to the Louisiana State University Health Science Center New Orleans School of Dentistry. As a result, WALKER obtained admission to LSU School of Dentistry and received $40,072 in loans under the Federal Family Education Loan Program. WALKER faces a maximum term of imprisonment of five (5) years, a $20,000 fine and up to three (3) years supervised release following any term of imprisonment. WALKER sentencing has been scheduled for October 14, 2009 at 1:30 P.M. This investigation was conducted by U. S. Department of Education and Federal Bureau of Investigation. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U. S. Attorney Julia K. Evans. Download Factual Basis Top Printable view Last Modified: 01/29/2010 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
Dental Student Pleads Guilty to Financial Aid Fraud in Federal Court. New Orleans, LA, July 08, 2009
Published by the Department of Education, Office of Inspector General on 2009-07-08.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report.