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Ex-school execs indicted over tech contracts

From eSchool News staff and wire service reports
June 1st, 2007

Two former Dallas school district officials, including one who later served as superintendent of the Detroit Public Schools, are accused of taking bribes from a businessman whose company was awarded $39 million in technology contracts in 2002 and 2003, according to a federal indictment unsealed May 29.

Prosecutors allege William Frederick Coleman III, the district's former deputy superintendent and chief operating officer, and former chief technology officer Ruben B. Bohuchot took kickbacks and helped Micro Systems Engineering Inc. of Houston win the contracts.

Coleman, Bohuchot, and Micro Systems co-owner and

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  • Ex-school execs indicted over tech contracts

    From eSchool News staff and wire service reports
    June 1st, 2007

    Two former Dallas school district officials, including one who later served as superintendent of the Detroit Public Schools, are accused of taking bribes from a businessman whose company was awarded $39 million in technology contracts in 2002 and 2003, according to a federal indictment unsealed May 29.

    Prosecutors allege William Frederick Coleman III, the district's former deputy superintendent and chief operating officer, and former chief technology officer Ruben B. Bohuchot took kickbacks and helped Micro Systems Engineering Inc. of Houston win the contracts.

    Coleman, Bohuchot, and Micro Systems co-owner and

    ...

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