Indicted Former APS Information Chief Pleads Not Guilty

ATLANTA (WAOK/AP) — A former chief information officer for Atlanta’s school system has pleaded not guilty to charges of accepting bribes in exchange for his influence in awarding a technology contract. Jerome Oberlton entered his plea today in federal court in Atlanta.  Oberlton  was released on $25,000 bond.

Willie Jerome Oberlton, the former chief information officer, is one of two people accused accepting a kick-back  for ushering a $780,000 school district data warehousing project contract to an un-named company.

In the indictment Oberlton and Mahendra Patel; a friend of Oberlton are  charged with conspiracy to defraud APS, conspiracy under the color of official right, money laundering, money laundering conspiracy and mail fraud.

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