In October, Rizzo pleaded no contest to 69 counts
of fraud, misappropriation of public funds and other charges linked to a
brazen corruption scandal that drove his city to the brink of
bankruptcy.Disgraced former Bell city manager Robert Rizzo has
agreed to plead guilty to charges that he filed a false federal income
tax return to reduce his tax liability, documents filed Thursday show.
The plea agreement indicates that Rizzo, 59, agreed to plead guilty to one count each of conspiracy and filing a false federal income tax return. He could face up to eight years in prison.