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Frank Russo wraps up testimony in Judge Terry's corruption trial

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AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

The corruption trial for Judge Steven Terry continues today in Akron Federal Court.

Terry is accused of making rulings at the request of former Cuyahoga County Auditor Frank Russo.

Russo completed his testimony on Tuesday, and claims Terry fixed cases for him in return for political favors. Terry's lawyers tried to portray Russo as a liar, and said he was only testifying in order to reduce his 21-year prison sentence for taking bribes.

Russo admitted to prosecutors he called at least ten judges for favors, including Terry.

Terry is on administrative leave pending the outcome of the case, and has denied all the charges.

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