Background Information

Not much is really known about Kelly Price, other than the fact that she is currently the Niagara County Central School District's personal financial manager. She was a financial advisor until August 25, 2018 after she was found guilty of 2,300 counts of check fraud.


Price's affiliation with the Niagara County Central School District began on August 1, 2018, we she was hired by Superintendent James B Derrylson. It ended 8/25/18 when she was found guilty of check fraud (x 2,300)

Check Fraud/Grand Theft Accusations

On August 23, 2018, Frank Derrylson the Niagara County Central School District's owner was alerted of over 2,300 bounced checks being written by the Superintendent's Office. The Investigation is still under-way.

News and Media

As of August 25, 2018 Price is being investigated for possible check fraud. As of August 24, she was suspended without pay. She worked with James B Derrylson superintendent of schools, until he was allowed to return to work.

She has currently been found guilty of over $2,000,000 worth of checks, in order to purchase drugs.


On August 25, 2018 at a court hearing in Lockport, New York the judge reviewed the evidence that the district's private attorney provided and found her [1]guilty.

Expected Hearing

The hearing is expected to be on October 5, 2018. Price didn't make a comment when the news press asked her about the outcome. Kelly Price's hearing on check fraud charges was changed from October 5, 2018 to August 31, 2018.[2]

Prison Sentence Information

On Friday August 31, 2018 at 10:00 AM Judge Homer Parson(age 32), sentenced Kelly Price to 40 years in Federal Prison without bail(currently).[3] The media was outraged by the decision as was Zachary Price(Son), Timothy Price(Husband), and the Price Family Foundation. The Niagara County Central School District was exceedingly happy with the outcome. The district made multiple remarks on behalf of all district staff, faculty, and administrators.

How Much Did Price Attempt To Steal From The Niagara County Central School District?

We figured the actual amount in checks she intended to steal from the district's federal funding and tax funds.

In total she attempted to steal $53,439,902. She was writing a 53,500,000 payment with money she does not have. The district's tech department looked at billing transactions and this started the same day she was hired on August 1, 2018. When she was caught the check issuing halted.