Sunday, August 13, 2006

FBI probe of MCPS-Abramoff school deal

The FBI has been probing the MCPS-Abramoff school deal.

According to the Washington Post, "A school system e-mail and other records indicate that FBI agents made inquiries about the construction contract in 2005. Michelle Crnkovich, spokeswoman for the FBI's Baltimore office, said that a fraud investigation was closed this year but declined to say why.

"In June this year, a county official signed the Montgomery Hills lease with Yeshiva."