MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Crystal man has been formally accused of stealing more than $100,000 from an Anoka County charter school.
The sheriff’s office says Bernard Ivory Fox, 44, is charged with one count of theft by swindle.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: UK Variant Outbreak Linked To Youth Sports In Carver County, Officials Recommend 2-Week Pause
Fox worked as a human resource and finance manager at PACT Charter School in Ramsey, and is accused of taking funds meant to pay for the school’s building lease.READ MORE: More Than 1 Million Wisconsin Residents Have Been Vaccinated
The criminal complaint says Fox made 18 unauthorized transfers of $6,250 to his personal account, amounting to $112,500. The transfers were made between November of 2015 and October of 2016.
The theft was discovered during an outside financial audit of the school.MORE NEWS: Faces Of COVID: Daryl Kruger, 82, Loved His Grandkids And The MN Twins
Fox could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted.