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Feds charge Pa. cyber-charter school founder

In this Aug. 31, 2011, photo, Nick Trombetta, founder and then-CEO of a cyber-charter school that educates more than 11,000 Pennsylvania students, speaks during the “STEM Summit” in Greentree. (AP Photo/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Darrell Sapp) by Joe MandakAssociated Press Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — The founder and former CEO of Pennsylvania’s largest cyber-charter school has been charged with siphoning more than $8 million from the school through a network of companies, then scheming with his accountant to avoid income taxes.