MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A former Broward School Board member convicted of official misconduct was sentenced to five years’ probation Friday.READ MORE: Vince Lago Wins Coral Gables Mayoral Race
Stephanie Kraft was found guilty last week of using her position on the School Board to benefit developers of a housing project who had hired her husband, Mitch Kraft, as a consultant.
Prosecutors contend the Krafts helped the developers obtain a $500,000 break on impact fees that one of their housing projects had to pay to the school district. In return, they allegedly accepted $10,000 from the developers.READ MORE: Road To Reopening: Miami-Dade, Broward Public Schools Planning 100% In-Person Instruction In The Fall
Mitch Kraft has pleaded not guilty and will stand trial separately.
Stephanie Kraft was facing a maximum of five years in prison.
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