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Ex-Macomb County trustee pleads guilty in corruption case

Dino Bucci faces up to 10 years in prison

Dino Bucci.
Dino Bucci.

MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. – Just a day after federal authorities announced charges against former Macomb County Commissioner of Public Works Anthony Marrocco, the other key figure in the Macomb County corruption case pleaded guilty.

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Dino Bucci, who was formerly a county trustee and then became a deputy to Marrocco in the public works department, appeared before a judge via video on Thursday.

He admitted to pressuring developers and contractors to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on tickets to Marrocco’s fundraisers.

READ: Macomb Township Trustee Dino Bucci arraigned on 18 counts of corruption

Bucci, 60, is facing 9-10 years in federal prison.

View the indictment from 2017 below:

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