By CBSNewYork Team

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.

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Perez and the city’s former acting personnel director David Dunn pleaded guilty last year to defrauding the city and lying to the FBI.

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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.

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The two will have to pay nearly $300,000 in restitution to the city.

CBSNewYork Team