Victor Bello

Former Bell City Council member Victor Bello, right, with his Attorney Leo Moriarty listens to the proceedings in Los Angeles Superior Court, on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 in Los Angeles.  Bello was sentenced to one year in county jail but was given credit for 340 days of time served while awaiting trial. He was placed on five years of probation, ordered to do 500 hours of community service and must pay restitution of $177,600. Bello was the last of seven former city officials sentenced that was involved in a multimillion-dollar corruption case in the tiny Los Angeles suburb of Bell.   (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Mark Boster)

Last ex-city official sentenced in Bell corruption case

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The last of seven former city officials involved in a multimillion-dollar corruption case in the tiny Los Angeles suburb of Bell, California, was sentenced Friday to a year in jail, […]

08/01/2014

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Ex-mayor convicted in Bell case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former mayor of the tiny California city of Bell has been convicted and five charges in a massive corruption case against him and five other ex-elected officials.

03/20/2013

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Juror dismissed in Bell corruption case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deliberations have started over in the trial of six former officials of Bell, Calif., after one juror was dismissed for misconduct.

02/28/2013

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