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Russo's former top aide sentenced to prison

Russo's former top aide sentenced to prison

(Cleveland) Santina "Sandy" Klimkowski was sentenced Monday to 48 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution of $207,302.

 

Klimkowski is the latest person to be sentenced in the on-going Cuyahoga County Corruption probe.

She was the top aide to former Auditor Frank Russo. Klimkowski pleaded guily to assisting in a bribery scheme worth more than $1 million dollars.

Russo is currently serving a 22-year prison sentence for county corruption.

 Klimkowski's restitution will be broken down as follows; $154,000 to Cuyahoga County, $83,414 to Maple Heights Schools, and $32,888 to the IRS

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