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Bell corruption trial

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A jury convicted five former elected officials for inflating their salaries in a city where 1 in 4 residents live in poverty.
Bell corruption trial

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 20: Luis Artiga reacts after being acquitted on all charges in the Bell corruption trial March 20, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Five former Bell City Council members, Victor Bello, Oscar Hernandez, George Cole, Teresa Jacobo and George Mirabal, were found guilty of stealing public money by paying themselves extraordinary salaries in one of Los Angeles County's poorest cities. Luis Artiga, the only of the six defendants who was acquitted on all charges, was released by the judge.

Irfan Khan