The principal of a charter school in central Florida resigned this week after saying she wrote a $100,000 check out of the school's account to an internet scammer posing as Elon Musk.
McGee said she had been trying to get Musk and his money involved in the STEM school for years.
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McGee said she gave the check to someone she believed was Musk's right-hand man with the promise of getting $6 million back.
The principal had permission to write checks of up to $50,000 without board approval.
At a meeting, McGee resigned following issues from several administrators in what some called a "toxic" work environment.
“When you lose the respect of… When your leadership is now in question, you can't properly lead and that's going to cause chaos,” Amalfitano said. »