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Do you believe any of the seven people indicted in the Oakhill Renaissance Place probe will go to jail?

Yes 20%
No 79%
561 total votes


1 HaydenThomas (208 comments) posted 4 years, 2 months ago

Justice for the wealthy and connected is far different than for the regular people. See how many times JJ has gotten a pass for his felonies. Until the good people of the area demand justice and start to demand better of their politicians and government, the area will continue to suffer. Corruption is part of the reason why business investment in the area is paltry. You could see the pomposity in Anthonys eyes when he told the local media that he was not guilty. They probably think what they do is just business as usual.

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2 mrblue (1003 comments) posted 4 years, 2 months ago

The corruption in this area doesn't appear as though it will ever change. Money will change hands and it will all go away. As the saying goes--money talks and bullsh## walks.

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3 Stan (9923 comments) posted 4 years, 2 months ago

When the dust settles what will be clear is the fact that the Cafaros are the top dogs in the feeding dish known as the Mahoning Valley .

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4 Valleys_Voice (149 comments) posted 4 years, 2 months ago

one person on the lower tier within the "organization" will take full responsibility and be sentenced to maybe 18 months in prison. get out in a year for good behavior. come out not only a free man, but a wealthy one at that.

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5 commyliberal (94 comments) posted 4 years, 2 months ago

At least they are being prosecuted. Days gone by, this would have gone down as a back slapping good ol' boy handshake deal with the public paying to keep offices in the Cafaro building. Let the light shine in and let the investigations continue until we can be sure these decisions are being made for the best interests of the tax payers.

BTW, corruption will take place ANYWHERE that accountability is not a requisite part of doing public business.

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