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                                 July 20, 2012

                                                                   DA 12-1171



   Ms. Gloria F. Harper

   c/o Ms. Cynthia Marie Cimino

   Federal Public Defender

   Hale Boggs Federal Building

   500 Poydras St., Room 318

   New Orleans, LA 70130

   Re: Notice of Debarment

   File No. EB-12-IH-0400

   Dear Ms. Harper:

   The Federal Communications Commission (Commission) hereby notifies you
   that, pursuant to Section 54.8 of its rules, you are prohibited from
   participating in the schools and libraries universal service support
   mechanism (E-Rate program) for three years from either the date of your
   receipt of this Notice of Debarment, or of its publication in the Federal
   Register, whichever is earlier in time (Debarment Date).

   On March 22, 2012, the Commission's Enforcement Bureau (Bureau) sent you a
   Notice of Suspension and Initiation of Debarment Proceeding (Notice of
   Suspension) that was published in the Federal Register on April 23, 2012.
   The Notice of Suspension suspended you from participating in activities
   associated with or relating to the E-Rate program. It also described the
   basis for initiating debarment proceedings against you, the applicable
   debarment procedures, and the effect of debarment.

   As discussed in the Notice of Suspension, in June 2011 you pled guilty to
   conspiring with others to fraudulently obtain $4.5 million in E-Rate
   contracts through your companies, Computer Training and Associates and
   Global Networking Technologies. In addition, you admitted to bribing
   school officials in exchange for control of the E-Rate application and
   competitive bidding process. Your fraudulent scheme adversely affected 20
   schools and school districts located throughout six states. Pursuant to
   Section 54.8(c) of the Commission's rules, your conviction of criminal
   conduct in connection with the E-Rate program is the basis for this

   In accordance with the Commission's debarment rules, you were required to
   file with the Commission any opposition to your suspension or its scope,
   or to your proposed debarment or its scope, no later than 30 calendar days
   from either the date of your receipt of the Notice of Suspension or of its
   publication in the Federal Register, whichever date occurred first. The
   Commission did not receive any such opposition.

   For the foregoing reasons, you are debarred from participating in the
   E-Rate program for three years from the Debarment Date. During this
   period, you are excluded from participating in any activities associated
   with or related to the E-Rate program, including the receipt of funds or
   discounted services through the E-Rate program, or consulting with,
   assisting, or advising applicants or service providers regarding the
   E-Rate program.


   Theresa Z. Cavanaugh, Chief

   Investigations and Hearings Division

   Enforcement Bureau

   cc: Johnnay Schrieber, Universal Service Administrative Company (via

   Rashann Duvall, Universal Service Administrative Company (via e-mail)

   Juan Rodriguez, Antitrust Division, United States Department of Justice
   (via e-mail)

   Stephanie Toussaint, Antitrust Division, United States Department of
   Justice (via e-mail)


              Schools and School Districts                City and State     

     All Saints School                                   New Orleans, LA     

     St. Augustine High School                           New Orleans, LA     

     St. David School                                    New Orleans, LA     

     St. Monica School                                   New Orleans, LA     

     Gould Public School District                           Gould, AR        

     Holly Grove Public School District                  Holly Grove, AR     

     Antioch Center - St. Stephen's Lutheran Church        Antioch, IL       

     Fairfield Center                                  Round Lake Beach, IL  

     Ingleside Center - Ingleside United Methodist        Ingleside, IL      

     St. Mary's Center - Libertyville Covenant           Libertyville, IL    

     Waukegan Center                                       Waukegan, IL      

     Zion Center - Zion Benton High School                   Zion, IL        

     Niles Terrace Center                                  Waukegan IL       

     Wilmer - Hutchins Independent School District          Dallas, TX       

     Innovation Child Development Center                 Tallahassee, FL     

     Innovation School of Excellence                     Tallahassee, FL     

     Capital City School (also known as Covenant         Tallahassee, FL     
     Academy Preparatory School)                                             

     Whole Word Christian Academy                           Miami, FL        

     Twin Buttes Elementary School                        Halliday, N.D.     

     White Shield School                                  Roseglen, N.D.     

   47 C.F.R. S: 54.8(g). See also 47 C.F.R. S: 0.111 (delegating authority to
   the Enforcement Bureau to resolve universal service suspension and
   debarment proceedings).

   Letter from Theresa Z. Cavanaugh, Acting Chief, Investigations and
   Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau, Federal Communications Commission,
   to Ms. Gloria F. Harper, Notice of Suspension and Initiation of Debarment
   Proceeding, 27 FCC Rcd 2888 (Enf. Bur. 2012) (Attachment 1).

   77 Fed. Reg. 24202  (Apr. 23, 2012).

   United States v. Gloria F. Harper, Criminal Docket No.
   2:10-cr-00326-CJB-ALC, Plea Agreement at 3-5 (E.D. La. entered June 6,

   Id. at 4.

   Id. at 5. See Appendix.

   47 C.F.R. S: 54.8(c).

   47 C.F.R. S:S: 54.8(e)(3), (4). Any opposition had to be filed no later
   than April 21, 2012.

   Id. S:S: 54.8(e)(5), (g).

   Id. S:S: 54.8(a)(1), (5), (d).

   United States v. Gloria F. Harper, Criminal Docket No.
   2:10-cr-00326-CJB-ALC, Factual Basis at 2-3.

   Ms. Gloria F. Harper

   July 20, 2012

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                               Enforcement Bureau

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