August 17, 2017


Woman indicted for student financial fraud

According to a December FBI press release, a federal grand jury has indicted Michelle N. Owens, an inmate at Leath Correctional Institution in South Carolina, with one count of student financial aid fraud, one felony count of mail fraud and one felony count of aggravated identity theft for submitting fraudulent financial aid applications through Webster University’s online learning program.

Student death stuns Webster

Freshman Mason Gaddis died in his St. Louis home Tuesday. The circumstances of Gaddis’ death are not yet known. Mason Gaddis is the son of Ron Gaddis, an adjunct professor in the biology department.