Bribe

Hallmark Channel told the Associated Press that actress Lori Loughlin will no longer be involved with the network after starring in more than a dozen of the network’s films. On Tuesday, Loughlin was indicted by federal officials after being accused of being in a college bribery scheme. Loughlin, who was on the cast of the […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – Sentencing for Jimmy Dimora is now underway inside an Akron Federal Courtroom. Dimora is wearing an orange jumpsuit in Judge Sara Lioi’s courtroom. He was brought into the courthouse in a wheelchair, but entered the courtroom using a walker. Dimora agreed to final forfeiture order, and it has been signed by Judge […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A former CMHA Building Inspector Supervisor who received cash in exchange for passing inspections for residences was sentenced to prison on Monday. Frank Isaac was sentenced to serve two years in prison. The Office of the Inspector General from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office conducted […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – In Cleveland Federal Court, a former Cleveland City Councilwoman indicted for conspiracy to commit bribery. Sabra Pierce Scott resigned from her council seat in 2009. Federal officials say from April 2005 to March 2006, Scott demanded and accepted bribes from an electrical and technology company in Bedford Heights. The company then […]

STRONGSVILLE, OH (WOIO) – A former Strongsville city councilman has been sentenced to 57 months in federal prison, for his role in the Cuyahoga County Corruption scandal. Pat Coyne appeared in Cleveland Federal Court Monday. Coyne was convicted of bribery. Prosecutors say Coyne took money from a real estate developer and used it to buy a […]