FILE - This Jan. 24, 2013 file photo, former Bell, Calif., city officials appear for a massive city corruption trial in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom. Verdicts have been reached in

 

              FILE - This  Jan. 24, 2013 file photo,  former Bell, Calif., city officials appear for a massive city corruption trial in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom. Verdicts have been reached in
FILE - This Jan. 24, 2013 file photo, former Bell, Calif., city officials appear for a massive city corruption trial in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom. Verdicts have been reached in the trial of six former elected officials of the tiny Los Angeles County city of Bell. A Superior Court spokeswoman says the verdicts will be read Wednesday, March 20, 2013. The former mayor and five other ex-officials are accused of misappropriation of public funds by giving themselves enormous salaries. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Francine Orr, Pool,File)