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The chief motivation of middle school guidance counselors is to equip students with the necessary skills to transition from childhood to adolescence as gracefully as possible. However, a 38-year-old North Plainfield, N.J. counselor is forfeiting his opportunity to aid in his pupils’ development after committing insurance fraud and arson.

Kenyetta O’Bryant, a former adjunct professor who holds a doctorate, was working as a counselor at a Newark school when he clearly deviated from acceptable curricula. Motivated by greed, O’Bryant torched his pricey 2002 BMW — for which he still owed $35,000, according to officials — as well as a friend’s ride in order to collect insurance money.

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