Hospital VP Gets 9 Years In Cleveland Corruption Case

Law360, New York (January 20, 2011, 4:36 PM EST) -- A federal judge has sentenced a former executive of a taxpayer-funded indigent hospital in Cleveland to nine years in prison for accepting bribes and obstructing justice, part of a long-standing corruption probe in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

Judge Kate O’Malley of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio also ordered former MetroHealth System Facilities Vice President John J. Carroll to pay $728,000 in restitution Wednesday, according to a statement from the U.S. Department of Justice.

Between 1999 and 2008, Carroll and another MetroHealth executive,...
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