Ohio Judge Gets 14 Months For Lying In Bribery Probe

Law360, New York (August 2, 2011, 5:52 PM EDT) -- A former Ohio judge convicted of lying to FBI agents during an investigation into bribery and corruption related to government contract bids was sentenced to 14 months in federal prison Tuesday.

Former Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Bridget M. McCafferty was convicted after a weeklong trial in March of making 10 false statements to the FBI, which was investigating widespread corruption and influence peddling in her county.

After her release, McCafferty will be on probation for three years, according to Carole Rendon, a spokeswoman for...
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