ASD Fires Four Employees Suspected of Stealing Money

Associated Press

The Anchorage School District has fired four employees suspected of stealing lunch money, student activity fees or other cash used by students to pay for expenses.

Superintendent Carol Comeau says the district was tipped off by other employees about possible thefts or complaints that fees had been paid but not credited.

She says that led to an investigation and the district is working with Anchorage police to review other possible patterns of larceny.

The four employees were working individually.

Police say one of the four, a former Chugiak High School administrative assistant, has been charged with felony theft and falsifying business records.

The district has fired another Chugiak High employee plus one each at West High and O’Malley Elementary School.

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