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Drexel University professor strip club is purchased with research grant funds will trigger a theft arrest

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As a former Drexel University, the department chair, and is facing criminal charges after an audit found he spent $96,000 in the study, and to provide funds on strip clubs and sports bars.

Chikaodinaka Nwankpa, 57, the former head of Drexel’s Engineering Department, was arrested last week on two charges of theft.

“Mr. Nwankpa is inappropriate, and criminal law is derived from the tens of thousands of dollars were awarded for research, according to his own pleasure,” Philadelphia Attorney Larry Krasner said.

Chikaodinaka Nwankpa, 57, was arrested last week.
(Philadephia District Attorney’s Office.)

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Nwankpa was released from prison on bail after an appearance on Fox 29 In Philadelphia reported.

Krasner said Nwankpa was trying to cover up for the strip-club visits by itemizing the cost of the catering, and the food, ignoring the fact that most of them occurred between midnight and 2 a.m.

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He said Nwankpa, spent another $ 89,000 in the study, and to provide funds to it on iTunes, meals, and other unauthorized purchases.

Drexel’s auditors said they found it inappropriate to $185,000 in improper charges occurred between 2010 and 2017.

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The university, in October of last year, it reached an agreement with the federal government, which is the source of the funds for the study — which has been called for Drexel to pay compensation for the stolen money to the feds.

After the test, Nwankpa resigned and returned Drexel $53,000.

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