2 more charged in $3M theft from NE Ohio schools

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two men have been indicted on federal charges in the theft of $3 million from a northeast Ohio school district.

U.S. Attorney Steven Dettelbach (DEHT'-ehl-bahk) announced mail fraud and money laundering conspiracy charges Thursday against David Donadeo and Dennis Boyles Jr., both 39. Boyles also was charged with three tax counts.

A state audit of the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) Heights district found a former information technology director who was charged earlier had authorized payments to vendors run by relatives and friends, but schools didn't get anything in return. Donadeo and Boyles are suspected of setting up sham companies.

No attorney was listed for Donadeo in court records and no phone listing for him was found. Boyles' attorney was out of town and unavailable.

The district is suing to recover missing funds.

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