Ohio Judges, Officials Charged In Corruption Case

Law360, New York (September 15, 2010, 3:52 PM EDT) -- An Ohio county commissioner, two state judges and six others were arraigned Wednesday in Cleveland in connection with a long-running corruption investigation.

The indictments, unsealed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, accuse Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora and Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judges Bridget M. McCafferty and Steven Terry, among others, of fraud, bribery, and making false statements to law enforcement officials.

"While there is no pleasure in arresting sitting judges, a corrupt commissioner and others, there is...
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