He created an empire — a revolution in cyber education. But federal prosecutors say instead of serving cyber students, Nick Trombetta siphoned off $8 million in taxpayer dollars to fund his own lavish lifestyle.
The school’s founder, Nick Trombetta, is under indictment.
The abuse of public money is spotlighted in the indictment of former Pa. Cyber Charter School head Nick Trombetta.
Former Pa. Cyber School head Nick Trombetta is pleading not guilty to charges of theft and fraud, but an unsealed affidavit lays out the case that he syphoned off $8 million in taxpayer dollars to fund his own lavish lifestyle.
He’s charged with fraud and theft, accused of stealing millions in tax dollars. The founder and former CEO of the Pa. Cyber Charter School, Nick Trombetta, was in court today where he pleaded not guilty and requested a trial by jury.
The indictment of former PA Cyber CEO Nick Trombetta on charges of fraud and theft of more than $8 million dollars in tax money re-fuels an old debate.
In Midland, Beaver County, where the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School is based, news spread quickly Friday about Nick Trombetta’s indictment.
The Founder and CEO of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School and his accountant have been indicted on multiple charges.
The sister of the man behind the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School has been charged by federal prosecutors.
What began as an on line school with a few hundred students has grown into an empire, developing curriculum and spawning cyber schools throughout the nation. But now the founder of the Pennsylvania Charter Cyber School, Dr. Nick Trombetta, finds himself the target of a federal grand jury questioning whether he got rich using taxpayer money.
After an FBI raid and a grand jury investigation, this week the PA Cyber Charter School Board fired four key administrators and its attorney. But its new attorney, Robert Stewart, says the events are unrelated.
Like a Phoenix from the ashes, Midland, Beaver County, rose from rusty hulks of the Crucible Steel Mill into a vibrant community. People there credit PA Cyber and its founder, Nick Trombetta.
To many, Nick Trombetta is a visionary who has launched the cyber school revolution in Pennsylvania and is a hero to graduates of Pa. Cyber.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek hosts Dr. Nick Trombetta, CEO of Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, to answer your questions about the state of education in Pennsylvania.