The story of one of the nation’s most notorious bankruptcy and fraudcases, Plantation-based College Bound Inc., is about to end quietly, as1,616 former employees finally receive back pay totaling a half-milliondollars.

The bankruptcy trustee for College Bound, an educational testing andtutoring firm that collapsed in April 1992 due to fraud, has collectednearly $500,000 to pay the former workers who are owed money.Checks will likely go out in early June.