This is very upsetting.
MIAMI (CBS4) – CBS4 News has learned a supposedly non-profit, after-school tutoring company, created to help at risk children, is under criminal investigation for allegedly bilking hundreds of thousands of dollars from the Miami Dade School district.
That company, Divine Sports Inc, and its owner, Erika Robinson, are suspected of committing both fraud and identity theft.
And whose identity did they steal?
The identity of the very children they were supposed to be helping.
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Sources familiar with the investigation told CBS4 Investigator Jim DeFede, Divine would take the names of actual students at Miami Central High School, Miami Northwestern High School, and Golden Glades Elementary and then falsely claim to be tutoring them so they could be reimbursed by the district.
Divine was paid up to $70 an hour for each student they allegedly tutored. So far investigators have found dozens of what they are…
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