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Mitch Englander Pleads Guilty In Corruption Case

LA Weekly-

Former Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch Englander pleaded guilty to one count of “scheming to falsify material facts” Tuesday. Englander will be sentenced on September 28 and faces up to five years in federal prison after he admitted to lying to FBI agents about gifts he received from a businessperson in 2017.

Justice Department officials said that Englander accepted an envelope with $10,000 in cash, $34,000 in bottle service at a nightclub, $2,481 for a dinner, $1,000 in gambling chips and a female escort who was instructed to go to his hotel room. 

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