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The Fleecing of America (Education Funds) #728299

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 12, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Anne Thompson) A follow-up report on what has happened since the discovery that millions of dollars meant for education were being siphoned from inside the Department of Education for “conspicuous consumption” presented; details given of the theft ring led by former employee Elizabeth Mellen† and credit card abuse by employees. [Lustine Chevrolet Mike COLABUCCI†- comments on his suspicion of two men who wanted to pay cash for a Corvette.] [Secretary of Education Rod PAIGE††- lists departmental corrections; says we’re going to be a model of accountability.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Thompson, Anne
Duration:
00:02:30

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