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New charges are filed against Richmond Heights superintendent and head of buildings
Robert Moore and Richard Muse now face additional charges after being accused of shaking down a daycare operator earlier this month

Kabir Bhatia
Richmond Heights schools put Superintendent Robert Moore, and head of buildings Richard Muse, on paid leave pending the investigation into charges they demanded bribes from a daycare operator who was leasing space from the schools
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A Cuyahoga County grand jury today re-indicted Richmond Heights schools Superintendent Robert Moore, plus the district’s head of buildings, Richard Muse. The men were accused earlier this month of shaking down a daycare operator who was leasing space from the district.

The new charges for the superintendent include records tampering, involving expense reimbursements for a trip the men took to Columbus in January. Cuyahoga County prosecutor’s spokesman Joe Frolik says Muse is also charged with tampering with records and forgery.
New charges against Richmond Heights superintendent and head of buildings

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“In particular, he submitted several job-training certificates that claimed he had a certain level of skills and proficiency for the job being director of building and grounds. And we are charging that he forged those job-training certificates.”

The Richmond Heights school board unanimously put the pair on paid leave earlier this month. Frolik says the investigation is ongoing, and officials hope to learn more about the ties between the two men.
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