Former Cuyahoga County Auditor Frank Russo gets sentence reduced by 8 years

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Former Cuyahoga County Auditor Frank Russo's prison sentence was reduced from 22 years to 14 years in federal court Thursday.

Russo was originally sentenced to the 22-year prison term in 2013 for his role in a county corruption scandal.

He later agreed, while behind bars, to testify against former county Commissioner Jimmy Dimora and others to get a lighter sentence.

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