Suspended DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis has been sentenced to serve 18 months in prison on his convictions for lying to a grand jury and trying to extort a campaign contribution from a county vendor, and WSB-TV Channel 2 are reporting.

Ellis was sentenced July 8.

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One reply on “Suspended DeKalb CEO sentenced to serve 18 months”

  1. Elaine Boyer only got fourteen months jail time. I’ve decided to change careers: I’m going to stop being an environmental activist and become a white collar criminal. The pay is great, and how do you spell “consequences??”–Tom Reilly

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