- Associated Press - Saturday, September 30, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - Federal prosecutors have charged a City University of New York college professor with creating a fake trade school on the campus of his employer by teaching unauthorized courses and issuing phony certificates.

Investigators say that biology instructor Mamdouh Abdel-Sayed has led courses for years on subjects such as CPR and drawing blood on the weekends and in the evenings on weekdays. They say he charged as much as $1,000 for certificates he forged on paper purchased at an office supply store.

The 68-year-old New Jersey resident was released on $100,000 bond Friday. He and his lawyer declined to comment.

Abdel-Sayed was a lecturer at CUNY’s Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn.

He’s been charged with solicitation of bribes, wire fraud and other crimes.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide