Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Former Small City Official Gets 12 Years

Robert Rizzo, the former City Manager of Bell, California, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for misappropriation of public funds and perjury.  He had paid himself and other city officials usually high salaries.  Bell has also been sentenced to 33 months for tax evasion, and will be allowed to serve the two sentences concurrently.

Read the story at USA Today, CBS Los Angeles, Southern California Public Radio and the Los Angeles Times.

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