The school system will likely receive another payment following further investigation by its insurer.


Sam Wall
editor@ourvalley.org

Superintendent Rob Graham was notified Thursday that Radford City Public Schools is receiving a large chunk of the money it lost from an embezzlement scam perpetrated by late Food Service Director Lenora Williams.

Williams died in October 2017 and Graham previously said that it became apparent almost immediately that something was awry.

The school system contacted law enforcement and, following an investigation by Virginia State Police, determined that Williams had embezzled $261,295.24 since 2007.

The investigation became public following a lengthy release in mid-May by Radford Commonwealth Attorney Chris Rehak. Rehak also stated at the time that the “decade-long systematic theft” had “another unfortunate twist,” that the whole thing was…



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