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Former County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas Indicted on Federal Corruption Charges


October 14, 2021

Mark Ridley-Thomas

Los Angeles City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas was indicted Wednesday on federal corruption charges alleging a bribery scheme in which his relative received substantial benefits from USC in exchange for the politician's support of contracts while he served on the county Board of Supervisors.

The 20-count indictment filed in Los Angeles federal court alleges that Ridley-Thomas conspired with Marilyn Louise Flynn, an ex-dean of USC's School of Social Work, to provide Ridley-Thomas' relative with graduate school admission, a full-tuition scholarship, a paid professorship, and a mechanism to f...

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