OIG Investigative Reports, Pennsylvania Women Indicted With Conspiracy and Alteration of Records 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 Report FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2008 U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney Eastern District of Pennsylvania 615 Chestnut Street Suite 1250 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106-4476 Contact: Patricia Hartman (215) 861-8200 Pennsylvania Women Indicted with Conspiracy and Alteration of Records United States Attorney Patrick L. Meehan today announced the filing of an indictment charging MARTHA RUSSELL and VIOLA BUSH with one count of conspiracy and one count of alteration of records with the intent to impede the proper administration of a matter within the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Justice. The indictment alleges that RUSSELL, as the Chief Executive Officer of Raising Horizons Quest Charter School, and BUSH, RUSSELL's sister and Cheif Financial Officer of the school, stole funds intended for the school from 2003 to 2005, and later attempted to hide their unlawful activities while being audited by the Philadelphia School District in January 2006. This indictment is the result of an investigation by the United States Department of Education. Defendants RUSSELL and BUSH each face a maximum sentence of twenty years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. Information Regarding the Defendants NAMEADDRESSAGE Martha RussellBlue Bell, PA52 Viola BushLansdale, PA49 The case has been assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Michelle Morgan-Kelly. Media Contact: 215-861-8525 Printable view Share this page Last Modified: 04/14/2008 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
Pennsylvania Women Indicted With Conspiracy and Alteration of Records. Philadelphia, PA, April 01, 2008
Published by the Department of Education, Office of Inspector General on 2008-04-01.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report.