Elite Telecom Services bid for the contract to provide telephone services to the school system and undercut the next best bidder, BellSouth by $250,000.
But his bid never made it to the school on time and the school's administrators are blaming an over enthusiastic spam filter.
It would be a good 'dog ate my homework excuse', but the school is also being investigated by a Grand Jury at the moment for writing a failed contract with Apple to provide laptops for students and teachers.
ETS's president Mike Russell said that the email that went missing was a follow-up to a formal, written and bound bid. He said that every e-mail sent by him was received except this one, which he thinks was a little odd.
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