Ohio Housing Authority CEO Lied To FBI: Jury

Law360, New York (December 15, 2011, 4:11 PM EST) -- An Ohio federal jury on Wednesday found the CEO of Cuyahoga County's housing authority accused of taking bribes in exchange for contracts guilty of lying to FBI officers, but acquitted him on four other counts.

In April, a grand jury accused Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority CEO George Phillips-Olivier of accepting bribes, including golf outings, adult entertainment, tickets to sporting events, drinks, meals and an air conditioning system for his home. The Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority put Phillips-Olivier on administrative leave shortly after the indictment was issued....
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