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Reporters’ Roundtable: Auditor Frank Russo Charged in 21-count Information

Posted Friday, September 10, 2010

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Reporters’ Roundtable: Auditor Frank Russo Charged in 21-count Information Cuyahoga County Auditor Frank Russo resigned Thursday morning amid the largest public corruption investigation in the county, which began two years ago. He is charged in a 21-count information and is expected to plead guilty to bribery and obstruction of justice - which could bring a sentence of more than 20 years in prison. Friday on the Reporters' Roundtable, we'll examine each of those 21 counts, and explain the difference between an "information" and an "indictment." Plus, what about "Public Official Number 1," aka Jimmy Dimora? We want to hear your thoughts on the corruption probe, Friday morning at 9 on 90.3.

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Government/Politics, Other, Courts/Crime - Fire/Law Enforcement

Guests

Chris Quinn, Metro Editor, The Plain Dealer
Mark Vosburgh, Deputy Metro Editor, The Plain Dealer
M.L. Schultze, News Director, WKSU
Karen Kasler, Bureau Chief, Statehouse News Bureau

Additional Information

Cuyahoga County corruption investigation goes back at least until 2006
History of Cuyahoga County corruption probe
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