Former attendance officer for Elizabeth BOE pleads guilty in fraud case

A former attendance liaison officer for the Elizabeth Board of Education (EBOE) today admitted obtaining by fraud more than $5,000 by working a second job during hours when he was supposed to be tracking down truant students, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. 

Scott J. Farley, 45, of Cranford, N.J., pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty to an information charging him with embezzling and converting to his own use more than $5,000 of money in the control and custody of the EBOE.