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Robert Rizzo to go to prison, wants to 'make amends' to Bell

Robert Rizzo to go to prison, wants to 'make amends' to Bell

Former Bell city administrator Robert Rizzo wants to "make amends to the citizens of Bell" and his no-contest plea to 69 public-corruption charges is the beginning, his attorney said Thursday. Rizzo also plans to testify against his former second-in-command, Angela Spaccia, who is still facing trial on similar charges, according to his attorney, former federal prosecutor James Spertus. “Mr. Rizzo wants to make amends to the citizens of Bell for engaging in wrongdoing,” Spertus said, “and we’ve been able to negotiate a fair and just outcome that will hopefully establish that Ms. Spaccia was the mastermind behind all the greed that led to the...

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