The Cuyahoga County corruption trial against former commissioner Jimmy Dimora, is playing out in court right now, where the jury has reached verdicts on the 37 counts against him and co-defendant Michael Gabor. Jurors have found Dimora guilty on 31 charges, including mail fraud, racketeering, conspiracy, conspiracy to commit bribery, conspiracy to commit mail fraud, conspiracy to obstruct justice, destruction, alteration or falsification of records in federal investigations and bribery.
Dimora, 56, of Independence, was found not guilty on count No. 30, which was mail fraud regarding a party for his wife.
The jury reached verdicts on the seventh day of deliberations after a trial that lasted 8 weeks, and saw 72 witnesses take the stand.
Dimora is looking at facing anywhere between 16 to 20 years in prison.
Co-defendant Michael Gabor, 52, of Parma, was found guilty of racketeering, conspiracy to commit bribery, bribery, conspiracy to commit mail fraud, mail fraud, and conspiracy to obstruct justice. He was found guilty on 7 of 8 charges against him.