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Fred W. Robinson, 71, a former chairman of the board of shuttered charter school Paideia Academy, and former employee of the City of St. Louis' treasurer's office, has been convicted on federal fraud charges, the U.S. Attorney's Office says.

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon, Nov. 30, 2011 - Those who follow St. Louis city politics were probably shocked, but not surprised, to learn about the latest scandal involving the treasurer's office. In September, a federal grand jury indicted Fred W. Robinson, a treasurer's office employee, with stealing $250,000 from a defunct charter school. He is also charged with receiving $36,450 a year from 2006 to 2010 without showing up for work.

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Updated 3:53 p.m.

According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Fred W. Robinson, 69, of St. Louis, and chairman of the board of trustees for Paideia Academy, a now-shuttered charter school in St. Louis, has been indicted multiple fraud charges.