Judge throws out latest early-release appeal by Jimmy Dimora

Judge throws out latest early-release appeal by Jimmy Dimora

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - U.S. District Court Judge Sara Lioi has denied Former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora’s motion to vacate, set aside or correct his sentencing for corruption.

According to federal court records , Dimora was sentenced to 28 years in prison on corruption charges in 2012.

Prosecutors say Dimora accepted more than 100 bribes, tried to fix eight court cases and had contractors do work at his home for free or reduced prices.

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