It happens every time that public bodies "privatize" their IT ssytems - inevitably the same waste, overruns, mistakes, glitches, and fraud.
________________________________ From: Alan Rudy <alan.rudy at gmail.com> To: lbo-talk at lbo-talk.org Sent: Fri, April 29, 2011 7:16:36 AM Subject: [lbo-talk] in NYC school "reform", responsible = corrupt?
Consultant to the Schools Stole Millions, Officials Say though, that's not the half of it: "Mr. Lanham, who was being paid $200,000 a year by the city, used layers of contractors and subcontractors to hide his scheme, and each of them profited a little from it, according to the federal complaint." And it appears that Verizon and IBM overbilled the Dept. of Ed on top of being part of the scam...