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New Questions About Taxpayer Dollars Spent On "Undercover Boss"The Allegheny County District Attorney's office tells KDKA, it has made certain inquiries concerning the payments of gifts to city employees on Mayor Bill Peduto's "Undercover Boss" appearance.
D.A.: May Have Been Illegal For Mayor To Give Out Money On "Undercover Boss"The Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office says it may have been illegal for Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto to give money to city employees on the show, "Undercover Boss.”
VisitPittsburgh Funding On Hold, County Controller Wants Explanation Of "Undercover Boss" ContributionVisitPittsburgh won’t get nearly $700,000 in funding until it explains the $25,000 contribution to the show “Undercover Boss,” says Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner.
Shenango Twp.’s Ex-Treasurer Accused Of Stealing $800K To Stand TrialThe former Shenango Township treasurer, who lost his job over hundreds of theft and forgery allegations, is going to trial.
Shenango Twp.’s Ex-Treasurer Accused Of Stealing $800K From TaxpayersThe fired treasurer of Shenango Township has been charged with stealing nearly $800,000 from taxpayers during his 14 years in office.
Pa. Cyber School Founder Files Motion To Have Charges Thrown OutHe 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.
CEO Out, Checks & Balances Implemented At Urban Pathways Charter SchoolA KD investigation exposed wasteful spending of taxpayer dollars at the Urban Pathways Charter School.
Lawmaker Calls For Charter School AccountabilityThe Urban Pathways Charter School Board met this week to discuss a KDKA Investigation’s findings of runaway spending. But they were in no talking mood with us.
FBI, Pittsburgh School Dist. Now Involved In Urban Pathways InvestigationThe FBI and Pittsburgh Public School District are now involved with an investigation into misuse of taxpayer funds by Pittsburgh’s Urban Pathways Charter School.
KD Investigation Gets Results: State Calls For FBI Probe Of Charter SchoolThere was some action Friday evening in the wake of KDKA exposing out-of-control spending at a local charter school. Now, the State Auditor General has turned this same information over to the FBI for criminal investigation.
Special Report: KD Investigators Question Spending At Charter SchoolIt's the mission of the Urban Pathways Charter School downtown to provide alternative education for underprivileged students, and CEO Linda Clautti has complained for years that she thinks her school and other charter schools are getting shortchanged.
Cyber Chairman Steps Down Amid CEO's IndictmentThe school’s founder, Nick Trombetta, is under indictment.
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