- Associated Press - Thursday, February 16, 2017

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Prosecutors say a San Antonio school board member has been indicted in a public corruption probe involving alleged bribes from insurers seeking district contracts.

FBI agents on Thursday arrested Olga Hernandez in San Antonio. The 66-year-old San Antonio Independent School District trustee faces one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and honest services wire fraud.

Hernandez was elected in 2006. The indictment alleges Hernandez, from March 2008 to May 2015, accepted cash, jewelry and travel and then voted in favor of contracts for specific insurers.

Prosecutors say Hernandez conspired with two insurance representatives who’ve since pleaded guilty to conspiracy-related counts.

An attorney for Hernandez denies the allegations. Details weren’t immediately available on further court proceedings for Hernandez.



A school district statement says administrators await additional information in the case.

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