CPS staffer cited in ‘ghost payroll scheme’ made $122K while doing no work, living in California, Chicago Public Schools’ inspector general says

A former Chicago Public Schools computer technician was paid nearly $122,000 over two years while primarily living in California and doing virtually no work, according to an inspector general’s investigation that found her school principal was aware of the situation but did nothing.

The staffer self-dealt another $237,300 from the school system through a printing company she and her husband helped manage that sold goods to 14 CPS schools, including her own, in a scheme that prompted a 2015 investigation by CPS’ Office of Inspector General, which released its findings Wednesday.

The ex-technician wasn’t named in the report, nor were