Warsaw Community Schools Employee Fired for Allegedly Receiving Kickbacks

KOSCIUSKCO COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): A Warsaw Community Schools employee was fired Monday when the district learned that he was allegedly receiving illegal kickbacks from a supplier.

Director of Buildings and Grounds for WCS, Greg Schroeder, allegedly received unlawful payments in excess of $30,000 from a supplier in exchange for steering business to that particular supplier. Schroeder admitted that a Continental Maintenance Specialties representative paid him the kick-back payments. Superintendent David Hoffert stated that the news 'greatly saddened' him and that no additional statement or information would be released. Schroeder was officially terminated on Monday, and district officials have notified legal authorities.