OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A former Division of Human Providers Case Employee and present Oklahoma Metropolis Public Colleges trainer was charged in Oklahoma County for allegedly deceiving individuals into giving her cash which she mentioned was meant for bills for foster youngsters.
Thirty-year-old Zanade Morgan has a warrant out for her arrest in Oklahoma County.
She’s charged with 9 counts, together with “acquiring property by trick/deception or a false illustration/pretense.”
In accordance with court docket paperwork, Morgan allegedly requested for greater than $2,000 over a collection of various events, below the pretenses that the cash would go in direction of something from court docket charges, to eye glasses for foster youngsters, even parenting courses. Investigators say Morgan saved the entire cash for herself.
The crimes allegedly occurred in 2018 and expenses had been initially filed in 2019 as misdemeanors and later dismissed in 2020.
They had been refiled, some as felonies, on Sept. 2.
DHS tells KFOR that Morgan was terminated in 2019 after the alleged crimes had been found.
They are saying, “OKDHS workers present assist and hope to 1 in 4 Oklahomans annually and our company maintains very excessive requirements and expectations for our workers. These offenses are inexcusable and don’t signify our company or the greater than 6,000 workers throughout the state who work tirelessly to help their fellow Oklahomans. We’re happy with our Workplace of Inspector Basic for shortly discovering and reporting these offenses so Ms. Morgan could be held accountable for her actions. Ms. Morgan was terminated from OKDHS service on Jan. 22, 2019. Previous to her termination, she was on paid suspension beginning on Nov. 1, 2018 pending the result of the investigation.”
After Morgan was fired from DHS, she went to work for the Oklahoma Metropolis Public Faculty System as a math trainer at Emmerson South Mid-Excessive Faculty.
OKCPS tells KFOR they had been unaware of any expenses towards Morgan till Friday, after we requested if she was employed by the district.
They offered the next:
“At this time, Oklahoma Metropolis Public Colleges (OKCPS) was made conscious of the costs filed towards Ms. Zanade S. Morgan. Ms. Morgan is at the moment employed by OKCPS as a math trainer at Emerson South Mid-Excessive Faculty.
As is routine in these conditions, the worker has been positioned on administrative go away whereas OKCPS conducts an inside investigation. All inquiries relating to this case ought to be made to the Oklahoma Metropolis Police Division. As a result of it is a personnel subject, we can not present any additional remark at the moment.”
KFOR went to Morgan’s listed tackle to ask her in regards to the allegations, nevertheless, she was not dwelling.
KFOR additionally tried calling her, however the quantity listed was disconnected.
Ultimately verify, Morgan had not but been arrested.
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