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East Valley Institute of Technology—Criminal Indictment—Theft and Misuse of Public Monies


The Arizona Attorney General’s Office informed the Office of the Auditor General (Office) of alleged misuse of public monies by Steven Grosz, East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) teacher. Our investigation revealed that from February through May 2013, Mr. Grosz may have embezzled $3,750 of public monies that should have been used to support EVIT’s radio station operations. Mr. Grosz also altered two financial reports he submitted to EVIT officials during their inquiry of his alleged misuse of EVIT monies. We have submitted our report to the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, which on November 6, 2017, presented evidence to the Arizona State Grand Jury. The action resulted in the indictment of Mr. Grosz on four felony counts of theft, misuse of public monies, and forgery.