BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — A former official in Bridgeport, Connecticut will be sentenced today in a corruption scheme over the hiring of the city’s former police chief.
Former Chief Armando Perez was given a one-year prison term in the case Monday.READ MORE: NYPD: New Video Shows Armed Suspect Before Deadly Bronx Shooting
Perez and the city’s former acting personnel director David Dunn pleaded guilty last year to defrauding the city and lying to the FBI.READ MORE: CDC Announces New Mask Guidance For People Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19
Prosecutors say Dunn provided Perez with questions to the police chief exam in advance.
Perez also had two officers take the written portion of the test for him.MORE NEWS: Israel Attacks Gaza Strip As Violence Intensifies
The two will have to pay nearly $300,000 in restitution to the city.