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City of Bell Public Corruption Scandal

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  • Worth of pursuing Alarcon, other residency cases is questioned

    Worth of pursuing Alarcon, other residency cases is questioned
    It took state investigators more than five years to build a criminal case against Richard Alarcon.
  • Compton disputes ranking as state's most financially distressed city

    Compton disputes ranking as state's most financially distressed city
    Compton leaders disputed the results of a think tank's study released Thursday that concluded the city is the most financially distressed in California. Two other Southern California cities, Maywood and San Fernando, also had the dubious distinction...

    Former Bell mayor facing prison time in salary scandal

    Former Bell mayor facing prison time in salary scandal
    Once viewed as an American success story, the former mayor of Bell will face possible prison time when he is sentenced Thursday for his role in a massive corruption case in which city leaders paid themselves huge salaries and left the town teetering on...

    Former Bell mayor gets one year in county jail for salary scandal

    Former Bell mayor gets one year in county jail for salary scandal
    The former mayor of Bell was sentenced Thursday to one year in county jail for his role in a corruption case in which city leaders were accused of plundering the small town’s treasury and lavishing themselves with enormous salaries. Oscar...

    Former Bell mayor sentenced to year in jail in corruption case

    Former Bell mayor sentenced to year in jail in corruption case
    After the battering ram splintered his door and he was handcuffed and taken into custody, Oscar Hernandez ignored his attorney's advice and confessed that he and other Bell council members had paid themselves huge salaries for sitting on boards that often...