Former Jeffco Commissioner John Katopodis to be sentenced

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A judge will sentence a former Jefferson County Commissioner Friday.
John Katopodis was convicted of mail and wire fraud.

Sentencing will take place at the federal courthouse in Birmingham.

Prosecutors said Katopodis took $160,000 from a charity he co-founded and used that money to gamble and pay for trips.

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