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Council Urges Schools To Sue Accused Ex-Superintendent

Michael Ritacco was accused of taking as much as $2 million in a bribery kickback scheme involving his leadership of the Toms River Regional school district.

11/26/2010

NJ School Superintendent Pleads Not Guilty

Michael Ritacco retired last month after he was arrested on fraud and bribery charges stemming from an alleged insurance-kickback scheme that federal officials called “staggering” in its scope.

11/10/2010

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N.J. School District Withholds Sick, Vacation Pay

New Jersey’s fourth-largest school district is withholding more than $53,000 from the superintendent who retired after his arrest on corruption charges.

10/28/2010

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Arrested NJ School Head Won’t Lose All Pension Money

The former superintendent of New Jersey’s fourth-largest school district could still get hundreds of thousands of dollars in pension, unused sick leave and vacation time even if he is convicted of bribery and fraud.

10/23/2010

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N.J. School District Superintendent Surrenders To FBI

There were stunning corruption charges levied Thursday against the man in charge of New Jersey’s fourth largest school district.

10/21/2010