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Eight Arrested in Bell Salary Scandal

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(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

An ex-city manager and mayor were among eight people arrested on Tuesday in a corruption investigation in the scandal-plagued Los Angeles suburb of Bell. The district attorney’s office and state attorney general had been investigating the case since it was disclosed that officials were paying themselves huge salaries.

San Jose attorney and legal analyst Steven Clark weighs in on the criminality of the issue.

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