TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — The integrity of a well-known Florida college is being put into question thanks to one bad apple.READ MORE: French Forces Kill ISIS Leader Believed To Be Responsible For Sgt. La David Johnson’s Death
A former Florida A&M University official is being charged with bribery after he allegedly asked parents to give him money to help their children get admitted to the college.
State law-enforcement agents on Tuesday arrested Leman Junior Ulee.
The 46-year-old man was charged with two counts of bribery and one count of official misconduct.READ MORE: COVID Booster Shot Confusion Ahead Of FDA Advisory Committee Meeting
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says Ulee was placed on administrative leave in April and fired by FAMU in August. The agency says FAMU asked state authorities to investigate.
Court records allege Ulee contacted the mothers of two students who unsuccessfully applied to FAMU and offered to admit them in exchange for a cash payment.
Ulee posted bond and has been released from jail. Court records do not show if he has hired an attorney.MORE NEWS: Rodney Rodriguez, Driver In High-Speed Crash That Killed 3, Finally Booked Into Jail
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