An investigation into a former San Diego Unified School (SDUSD) board member cost more than $37,000, according to documents obtained by NBC 7 Investigates.
Foster resigned from the SDUSD last year after information surfaced she had held a benefit to raise money for her son's college tuition.
The allegations led to a series of other incidents including criminal charges. In the end, Foster plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of accepting illegal gifts as a public official.
The SDUSD's investigation was headed by investigators hired from the firm DLA Piper.
previously, The school board had voted to cap the costs of the investigation at $40,000.
NBC 7 Investigates has been asking for the investigation documents since last year when the investigation began.
You can view the documents here.