A jury in Akron Federal Court has found former Cuyahoga County Commissioner and Democratic Party chairman Jimmy Dimora guilty on 37 of 38 corruption, mail fraud, and bribery counts after more than a week of deliberations. Co-defendant Michael Gabor was found guilty on eight charges.
Charges included bribery, conspiracy, racketeering, and obstruction of justice.
The jury of seven men and five women returned the guilty verdict just after noon today..
Dimora found guilty of 37 of the 38 charges. Dimora was found not guilty of one count of mail fraud involving a scheme related to Dimora using campaign money to pay for his wife's 50th birthday party at Executive Caterers at Landerhaven.
Dimora and Gabor each face up to 30 years in federal prison. Akron Federal Court Judge Sara Lioi ordered Dimora and Gabor held without bail until another hearing on Tuesday inviolving the jury.