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.

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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.

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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.

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Fox could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted.