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New indictment in the Cuyahoga County corruption scandal
Investment broker accused of union bribes
by WKSU's M.L. SCHULTZE


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M.L. Schultze
 

The Cuyahoga County corruption scandal has now reached to Rhode Island, where an investment broker is now charged with bribing a carpenter’s union executive here to get the union’s business. 

The charges against 48-year-old Nicholas DelBrocco are in a bill of information released today. Charges filed that way usually indicate someone is plans to plead guilty.

 If that’s the case here, DelBrocco would be admitting he traded guns, sporting tickets, and vacations to a man described only as the former executive secretary-treasurer of the Ohio and Vicinity Regional Council of Carpenters.

 The Plain Dealer is reporting that description matches former labor executive Robert Peto, who has not been charged. 

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