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Logan County Schools Superintendent in West Virginia Convicted Of Fraud.
The jury hearing the case in U.S. District Court in Charleston found Doty, 68, guilty of mail fraud, four counts of wire fraud and two counts of theft from a program receiving federal funds. September 2011, Doty purchased $12,000 in iPods and iPads with school system money and sold them or gave them to family members. The jury also found Doty used $6,500 in school system money to purchase items to be used as decorations for her son’s wedding including bread baskets, easels, drink dispensers, and columns.“We’ve placed an intense priority on public corruption. Violations of the public trust by public officials, is true cancer to society,” said U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart. Doty, who retired from the school system, faces up to 122 years in prison at her sentencing.