1 of 8: Bell City Councilman George Mirabal, 60, was held on $260,000 bond. Mirabal Mayor Oscar Hernandez, Vice Mayor Teresa Jacobo, Councilman Luis Artiga, former Mayor/Councilman George Cole and former Councilman Victor Bello were charged with nearly two dozen counts of misappropriating approximately $1.2 million of public funds. Council members paid themselves a combined $1.25 million for what District Attorney Steve Cooley called 'phantom meetings' of various city boards and agencies. (KABC Photo)

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