School worker accused of scamming students out of $34K to gamble, records show

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Monday, August 29, 2016

A Renaissance School of Excellence worker is accused of collecting more than $34,000 from students, and then using the money to gamble at a casino, court records show.

The massage school students thought they were paying their tuition, but Tony Ho, 60, wasn't supposed to collect money from students, and never turned the funds over to the school, according to court documents. Ho is said to have taken $34,450 from 24 students.

Ho is charged with theft and made a court appearance this morning.

Records show the school was allowing him to pay the money back, but he allegedly only paid back $4,000, so they are now pursuing charges. Ho was fired in August from the school.

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