The former mayor of an Illinois town is going to prison. Former Bridgeport Mayor Max Schauf was indicted back nearly a year ago on charges of mail fraud and obstruction of justice. FBI investigators say he defrauded the city between 2008 and 2011 by submitting false invoices, contracts and bills for services and equipment, and then taking a portion of that money for personal use. He had earlier plead guilty to the crimes and Thursday was sentenced to 18 months in prison and a $5,000 fine - along with a requirement that he pay restitution to the City of Bridgeport of more than $54,000.
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