Robert Rizzo

Former Bell city manager Robert Rizzo arrives at the Edward R. Roybal Federal building and United States courthouse on Monday, April 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Rizzo sentenced to 12 years in Bell corruption scandal

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Former Bell chief administrative officer Robert Rizzo, whose seven-figure salary as head of a small, working-class city made him the central figure in a headline-grabbing corruption probe, was sentenced today to […]

04/16/2014

Former Bell City Administrator Robert Rizzo in court in Los Angeles, March 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Irfan Khan, Pool, file)

Robert Rizzo, accused in Bell fraud, gets prison term

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man authorities say masterminded a scheme that fleeced the small Los Angeles suburb of Bell out of millions of dollars was sentenced in federal court Monday to 33 months in […]

04/14/2014

Former Bell City Administrator Robert Rizzo in court in Los Angeles, March 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Irfan Khan, Pool, file)

Robert Rizzo pleads guilty to federal tax evasion in LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Robert A. Rizzo, the disgraced former top administrator in the city of Bell, pleaded guilty today to federal tax evasion charges. The 60-year-old Rizzo pleaded guilty to two counts — conspiracy […]

01/13/2014

Former Bell City Administrator Robert Rizzo in court in Los Angeles, March 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Irfan Khan, Pool, file)

Ex-Bell city manager to keep retirement funds

BELL, Calif. (AP) – Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo will be able to keep his retirement account and pension despite pleading no contest to corruption charges associated with granting himself a huge salary and […]

11/02/2013

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Opening statements begin in Bell trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County prosecutor has outlined allegations of corruption and theft by six former officials of the city of Bell which he says were designed to enrich them at public expense.

01/24/2013

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