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July 31, 2013

Judge OKs sale of property

House owned by former FSU administrator part of ongoing investigation

FAIRMONT — A federal judge has approved the sale of the home of a former Fairmont State University administrator who’s been the target of an ongoing investigation.

The home of David Tamm, a former employee of Fairmont State University, has been approved for sale by U.S. District Court Judge Irene M. Keeley. According to media reports, Keeley approved a civil motion filed in federal court for the sale of the Bridgeport home after an exhaustive investigation.

In late January, Tamm, who formerly served as the vice president and chief information officer at FSU, was placed on unpaid administrative leave.

Ann Booth, director of communications for the institution, confirmed Tuesday that Tamm’s employment with FSU has been terminated. She was unable to confirm the exact date of the termination.

Tamm first joined the univer­sity in 2005 as the director of network security and servers and had been overseeing the infor­mation technology department since 2009.

In April, a federal search war­rant was issued by Magistrate Judge James Seibert on Tamm’s property.

 

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