Prosecutors: Paterson charter school administrator diverted $75k in school funds for personal benefit

PATERSON, New Jersey

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Sunday, April 3, 2016

A former administrator at a charter school in New Jersey is charged with stealing school funds.

51-year-old Kathleen Patascil oversaw payroll for the Community Charter School in Paterson, where she served as Chief Operating Officer and Board Secretary.

Prosecutors say she diverted more than $75,000 in school funds for her personal benefit.

She is now free on $35,000 bail.