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Former City Councilman Sentenced To Home Confinement In Bell Corruption Scandal

A former city councilman was sentenced Wednesday for his involvement in a massive public corruption case that nearly bankrupted the city of Bell, officials said.

CBS Los Angeles–07/23/2014

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Former Bell City Manager Rizzo Behind Bars In Lompoc

Former Bell city manager Robert Rizzo was in federal custody at a Santa Barbara County penitentiary to begin serving two consecutive prison sentences, authorities said Monday.

06/02/2014

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Robert Rizzo Expected To Surrender, Begin Serving Prison Sentence

Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo Friday was expected to surrender to the U.S. Marshals Office in downtown Los Angeles.

05/30/2014

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Robert Rizzo Sentenced To 12 Years In Bell Corruption Case

Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo was sentenced Wednesday morning to 12 years in state prison for his role in the Bell corruption scandal.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2014

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Rizzo Sentenced To 33 Months In Federal Tax Case

Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo was sentenced to 33 months in federal prison Monday for tax evasion.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/14/2014

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Spaccia Sentenced To Nearly 12 Years In State Prison In Bell Corruption Scandal

Former Bell assistant city administrator Angela Spaccia Thursday was sentenced to 11 years and eight months in prison and ordered to pay nearly $8 million in restitution.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/10/2014

Five former Bell City Council members, George Mirabal (C), (2L-R) Teresa Jacobo, George Cole, Oscar Hernandez and Victor Bello, were found guilty last year of stealing public money by paying themselves extraordinary salaries in one of Los Angeles County's poorest cities. (Photo credit: Irfan Khan-Pool/Getty Images)

Five Former Bell Officials Accept Plea Deal In Corruption Case

Five former Bell City Council members Wednesday agreed to accept a plea deal in the city’s corruption scandal.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2014

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Sentencing Postponed For Ex-Bell City Manager

The sentencing for former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo Wednesday was postponed until April 16.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2014

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Rizzo Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud Charges

Disgraced former Bell city manger Robert Rizzo Monday pleaded guilty to charges that he filed a false federal income-tax return.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/13/2014

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Ex-Bell Chief Rizzo Makes Court Appearance After Plea Bargain

Former Bell city administrator Robert Rizzo appeared before a judge Monday for an initial federal court appearance.

12/23/2013

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Ex-Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo To Plead Guilty To Filing False Federal Tax Return

Robert Rizzo, the former city administrator of the city of Bell, will plead guilty to federal income tax charges and faces a sentence of eight years in federal prison, according to a plea agreement filed Thursday in United States District Court.

12/12/2013

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Jury Finds Spaccia Guilty On 11 Counts In Bell Corruption Trial

Jurors have found Bell’s former assistant chief administrative officer guilty of 11 counts of public corruption.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2013

Former assistant city manager of Bell, Angela Spaccia (C) who is charged with misappropriation of public funds and other counts, listens to opening statements in Los Angeles Superior Court October 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

Jury Deliberations Begin In Trial Of Ex-Bell Official Angela Spaccia

A jury on Friday is expected to get the case of Angela Spaccia, former assistant city manager from the tiny city of Bell, whose attorney said in closing arguments that her salary was “staggering” but not criminal.

11/22/2013

Former assistant city manager of Bell, Angela Spaccia (C) who is charged with misappropriation of public funds and other counts, listens to opening statements in Los Angeles Superior Court October 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

Closing Arguments Resume In Spaccia Corruption Trial

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11/21/2013

Former assistant city manager of Bell, Angela Spaccia (C) who is charged with misappropriation of public funds and other counts, listens to opening statements in Los Angeles Superior Court October 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

Closing Arguments Begin In Bell Corruption Trial

A jury will hear closing arguments Wednesday in the trial of the former assistant manager of the corruption-riddled city of Bell.

11/20/2013

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