A former Drexel University professor used almost $190,000 in
federal grants at gentlemen’s clubs and toward other improper
purchases, according to a news release Tuesday from the US
Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Drexel, in Philadelphia, has agreed to pay the amount to
resolve potential false claims liability, according to the US
Chikaodinaka D. Nwankpa made improper charges for items such as
“personal iTunes purchases and for ‘goods and services’ provided
by Cheerleaders, Club Risque and Tacony Club.” The purchases
totaling $189,062 were made between July 2007 and April 2017,
Always good to see my alma mater in the news.