United States Virginia change
Sri Lanka Breaking News
Sri Lanka parliament
vivalankaSri Lanka newsSri Lanka businessSri Lanka sportsSri Lanka technologySri Lanka travelSri Lanka videosSri Lanka eventssinhala newstamil newsSri Lanka business directory
vivalanka advertising
Stay Connected
Popular Searches
T20 World Cup
Sponsored Links
Sri Lanka Explorer

Eight Bell leaders arrested on charges of misappropriating $5.5 million

Sep 22, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
L.A. County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley calls case 'corruption on steroids.' Among those arrested are ex-City Manager Robert Rizzo, ex-Assistant City Manager Angela Spaccia and Mayor Oscar Hernandez.

Eight current and former Bell city leaders were arrested Tuesday on charges of misappropriating more than $5.5 million from the small, working-class community as prosecutors accused them of treating the city's coffers as their personal piggy bank.