Pa. Cyber Charter School
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.
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.
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.
The man who created a cyber school empire in Pennsylvania is now being investigated by the FBI. Agents raided the PA Cyber Charter School office of Nick Trombetta.
Investigator Andy Sheehan questioned the performance and funding of cyber schools and whether some schools are getting money over and above the actual cost of educating a child online. Gov. Corbett says it’s time to reduce the funding for cyber schools.