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Higley Unified School District—Criminal Indictment—Conspiracy, Procurement Fraud, Fraudulent Schemes, Misuse of Public Monies, False Return, and Conflict of Interest (REV December 2022)


This report covers our investigation initiated after the Arizona Attorney General’s Office requested our assistance with its investigation of Higley Unified School District’s possible misuse of public monies. As a result of our investigation, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office presented evidence to 2 separate State Grand Juries on July 13, 2021 and November 15, 2022, respectively, which led to the indictment of 4 individuals for a combined 27 felony counts related to procurement fraud, fraudulent schemes and practices, fraudulent schemes and artifices, misuse of public monies, conflict of interest, filing a false return, and conspiracy.