Ex-city manager among 8 arrested in California scandal
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Ex-city manager among 8 arrested in Calif. scandal
JOHN ROGERS,Associated Press Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mayor and ex-city manager of the Los Angeles suburb of Bell were among eight current and former city officials arrested Tuesday in a corruption scandal that authorities said cost the city more than $5 million in excessive salaries and illegal personal loans.
The district attorney's office said several former and current City Council members were taken into custody along with ex-city manager Robert Rizzo and Mayor Oscar Hernandez.
"This, needless to say, is corruption on steroi...