Former Ohio tech director sentenced in $3.4M theft from district

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

More than two years after millions of dollars were discovered stolen from the Cuyahoga Heights school district, the pace of action against those accused is quickening in federal and county courts.

The man at the center of the convoluted conspiracy, Joseph Palazzo, is scheduled to be sentenced July 9. He has pleaded guilty to mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering related to the theft of $3.4 million from the schools.

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