Feds Slam Bid To Nix Charges In Ohio Corruption Case

Law360, New York (September 15, 2011, 7:57 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors in Ohio this week fought a Cuyahoga County Auditor's Office employee's attempts to dismiss racketeering and honest services fraud charges tied to a broad probe of officials who allegedly pocketed kickbacks in exchange for county contracts.

Michael Gabor, alleged co-conspirator in the corrupt activities of Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora, was indicted in September 2010, as one of several defendants in the sweeping bribery scandal that implicated several Ohio politicians and judges.

The latest indictment, unsealed in March, says that Gabor gave former Cuyahoga...
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