Former Bell assistant city manager Angela Spaccia looks toward her attorney, Harland Braun, while they listen to public remarks before her sentence is handed down in Los Angeles Superior Court on April 10, 2014. Judge Kathleen Kennedy called Spaccia a "con artist" and then sentenced her to 11years and 8 months in prison and ordered her to pay $8.25 million in restitution for her part in the City of Bell corruption scandal.
Former Bell assistant city manager Angela Spaccia looks toward her attorney, Harland Braun, while they listen to public remarks before her sentence is handed down in Los Angeles Superior Court on April 10, 2014. Judge Kathleen Kennedy called Spaccia a "con artist" and then sentenced her to 11years and 8 months in prison and ordered her to pay $8.25 million in restitution for her part in the City of Bell corruption scandal. Mark Boster AP
Former Bell assistant city manager Angela Spaccia looks toward her attorney, Harland Braun, while they listen to public remarks before her sentence is handed down in Los Angeles Superior Court on April 10, 2014. Judge Kathleen Kennedy called Spaccia a "con artist" and then sentenced her to 11years and 8 months in prison and ordered her to pay $8.25 million in restitution for her part in the City of Bell corruption scandal. Mark Boster AP

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