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Daily Archives: March 30th, 2011

Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora, shown in this file photo being led out of his Independence, Ohio, is now being accused of racketeering by federal prosecutors.

Federal prosecutors in Cleveland have decided to use the Mafia  Rico Law, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations act to try to bring down Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora

“The bill was not designed for the Mafia alone,” said Robert Blakey, a University of Notre Dame law professor who helped draft the Organized Crime Control Act as legal counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.