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    Former Education Secretary in Puerto Rico indicted in bribery and fraud scheme

    Puerto Rico

    Jim Wyss - Miami Herald

    The FBI announced that the former Education Secretary has been charged with allegations that she used her position to give 1,034 square feet of a school to a company in exchange for financial benefits. If found guilty, she could face sentences of up to 10 years for conspiracy and bribery, and up to 20 years for wire fraud.

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    Former Puerto Rico education secretary and five others arrested in corruption probe

    Puerto Rico

    Louis Casiano - Fox News

    The FBI arrested the former education secretary along with six people engaged in a public corruption campaign from which they profited at the expense of the Puerto Rico citizens and students. The alleged fraud involved $15.5 million in federal money spent between 2017 and 2019. The education secretary is accused of steering contracts toward her friends without going through regular procedures.

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