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Former Moreno Valley city councilman sentenced in bribery case
Former Moreno Valley city councilman sentenced in bribery case

Former Moreno Valley City Councilman Marcelo Co was sentenced Monday to 60 months in federal prison for accepting a $2.36-million cash bribe from an undercover agent. Co, 64, pleaded guilty last year to bribery and filing a false corporate tax return. He was caught on video in January 2013 taking stacks of bills in what prosecutors believe is the largest bribe ever accepted by a public official in a sting operation. In April 2013, when Co was still a council member, federal agents searched his home along with those of four other Moreno Valley council members, and the offices of a local developer as part of a broad public corruption investigation. On Monday, representatives for the...

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