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Bell's Spaccia reached out to D.A.'s office during Maywood inquiry
Bell's Spaccia reached out to D.A.'s office during Maywood inquiry

Months before the scandal in Bell broke, Angela Spaccia said she left seven phone messages with the district attorney's office to talk about the ongoing investigation in neighboring Maywood, where she was filling in as the city manager. Spaccia, who was also second in command in Bell and is now being tried on felony corruption charges, volunteered to talk with prosecutors. Harland Braun, Spaccia's attorney, on Tuesday played a recording of a phone message his client left a deputy district attorney in March 2010. "This is not the voice of someone trying to cover up fraud," Braun told The Times. "The D.A.'s office blew it," Braun said of the Maywood...

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