Yonkers school official pleads guilty to perjury

Another top level administrator in the Yonkers public schools pleaded guilty to perjury Tuesday.

Former Finance Director Frank Lutz admitted his role in the hiring scandal that led to former Yonkers School Superintendent Angelo Petrone?s conviction. Lutz admitted that he lied under oath to Yonkers inspector general about receiving a resume from Pietro Barberi, who turned out to be dating Petrone?s daughter. Barberi got a $90,000 a year job as an accountant at the board of education when he wasn't qualified.

As part of a the plea agreement, Lutz will be sentenced to five years probation and 75 hours of community service. Lutz will be formally sentenced on January 11.

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