Thursday, June 21, 2012

Former California School Superintendent Accused Of Embezzling More Than $100K

Timothy L. Hanretty
Timothy L. Hanretty, 55, of Woodside, California, has been charged with embezzling nearly $101,000 from the Portola Valley School District where he had served as superintendent.  According to authorities, Hanretty misappropriated the funds which had been earmarked to install solar panels on two schools, to make improvements on his own home, by submitting fraudulent invoices for reimbursement.  Hanretty is also facing felony charges related to his prior employment at Woodside Elementary School

Read the story here and here.

Update (8/1/12): Hanretty, pleaded no contest to six felony charges admitting he embezzled $101,000 from the Portola Valley School District.

Update (10/22/12): Hanretty was sentenced to 2 years in prison and ordered to pay full restitution plus court costs totaling more than $180,000.

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