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Russo's former top aide sentenced to prison

Russo's former top aide sentenced to prison
Posted October 28th, 2013 @ 5:04pm

(Cleveland) Santina "Sandy" Klimkowski was sentenced Monday to 48 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution of $207,302.


Klimkowski is the latest person to be sentenced in the on-going Cuyahoga County Corruption probe.

She was the top aide to former Auditor Frank Russo. Klimkowski pleaded guily to assisting in a bribery scheme worth more than $1 million dollars.

Russo is currently serving a 22-year prison sentence for county corruption.

 Klimkowski's restitution will be broken down as follows; $154,000 to Cuyahoga County, $83,414 to Maple Heights Schools, and $32,888 to the IRS

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