Category Archives: Co-conspirators

The more things change, the more they stay the same …

Today’s headline: State Rep. Tyrone Brooks, D-Atlanta, resigned his seat in the Legislature on Thursday before pleading guilty to one count of tax fraud and no contest to five counts of wire and mail fraud. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) No surprise really. … Continue reading

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The drama begins… (or continues)

The trial for Pat Reid (Pope) and Tony Pope has begun. Former DeKalb schools chief Crawford Lewis pleads guilty >> Click for photos Former Dekalb County School Superintendent Crawford Lewis is sworn in before pleading guilty to obstruction of a … Continue reading

Posted in Co-conspirators, Crawford Lewis, Criminal / RICO Trials, Fraud & Corruption, Friends-and-Family, SPLOST III, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 34 Comments

Looks like we may have a trial!

750 jurors summoned for racketeering trial Former DeKalb school chief, 2 others first indicted in 2010. Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The (GA) – Saturday, October 5, 2013 Author: Rhonda Cook ; Staff Around 750 summonses have been sent in hopes of finding … Continue reading

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New indictment means smaller case against former DeKalb school superintendent and others

Posted: 12:00 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 BY RHONDA COOK – THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION Former DeKalb County School Superintendent Crawford Lewis, his former chief operating officer and her ex-husband are facing a third version of a racketeering case first brought … Continue reading

Posted in Co-conspirators, Crawford Lewis, Criminal / RICO Trials, DeKalb County, Georgia, Fraud & Corruption, Heery Mitchell Civil Case, School Construction, SPLOST III, SPLOST IV | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

DeKalb Students: Your Future Can’t Wait!

by Mpaza S. Kapembwa DeKalb County students, the adults entrusted to lead the school system have failed you. The DeKalb County school system is on probation. The biggest reason the system is on probation and might lose accreditation is because … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Co-conspirators, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County, Georgia, Education in the South, Fraud & Corruption, Friends-and-Family, GA Legislature / Laws / O.C.G.A., Gene Walker, Georgia Education, Georgia State Board of Education, Michael Thurmond, SACS/Accreditation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 33 Comments