LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A former bell city councilwoman was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for her role in a scandal that almost bankrupted the city.
Teresa Jacobo was ordered to surrender on Aug. 25.READ MORE: Authorities Still Searching For Suspect Wanted In Fatal Palmdale Shooting On Friday
A judge also ordered the ex-vice mayor to pay $242,000 in restitution.READ MORE: Memorial For "The Fallen 13" Unveiled In Norco On Saturday
Jacobos the third of five former council members to be sentenced in this corruption scandal who were convicted of stealing a total of nearly $1 million, the District Attorney’s Office said.
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