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Jimmy Dimora Guilty: News Roundup

Former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora was found guilty on 33 of 34 counts in an Akron court today. Here is our roundup of the headlines.

Jimmy Dimora is guilty.

That's big news in Cuyahoga County, where he was a county commissioner for years.

Here's a roundup of stories about today's guilty verdict.

See a good story about the Dimora trial or verdict? Tell us in the comments, and leave a link, and we'll add it to the list.

Rachel Abbey McCafferty March 09, 2012 at 07:00 PM
What do you think of the verdict?
Joe Strailey March 09, 2012 at 08:45 PM
Nice!
Jesse March 09, 2012 at 10:40 PM
No lawyer could have saved him. He should have either taken the best deal he could get or ratted, like the others who were smart.
Peter Potamus March 10, 2012 at 12:57 AM
Does this mean he has to give back the Tiki Hut that was constructed for him in his back yard? Can Avon, OH Patch participants find out when the Sheriff's Auction will put that up for sale. Now we need to put the Plain Dealer, Chronicle Telegram and Morning Journal managers and editors in prison cells next to Jimmy Dimora since they themselves are engaged in "racketeering" with their insurers as it pertains to the "non-owned auto" provision/rider to their General Liability Policies for their newspaper delivery drivers Ditto with Republican Presidential Candidate Herman Cain (Godfather's Pizza) , Mitt Romney (BAIN CAPITAL/Dominos Pizza), Papa John Schnatter (Papa Johns), Mike Illitch (Little Caesar's) Their drivers too do not carry commercial insurance and the racketeering that supports that is found in that "non-owned auto" provision/rider.
Jack Kelly March 10, 2012 at 01:08 AM
Peter, A lot more than the tiki hut lol. After the jury verdicts were read, federal prosecutors did file papers with the court that they intend to seize Dimora's home (I believe the process is called "forfeiture") in Independence to help pay for what he owes. They've also stated previously they'll also go after his pension & other benefits he accrued while commissioner. The jury returns next week to decide all of that (plus it has to be decided how much Dimora actually owes).
Curly Joe March 10, 2012 at 03:04 PM
He was innocent I tell you.
JC March 11, 2012 at 12:46 AM
Jimmy Dimora owes me money! Darn. Well at least with interest that 10 bucks he owes me will be worth $10,000 when he get out!
Adam C. Miller March 13, 2012 at 12:29 PM
The Culture of Corruption!
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