Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder, four others arrested in $60 million bribery case. A spokeswoman for U.S. Attorney David DeVillers described the case as a "Public corruption racketeering conspiracy involving $60 million." Among those arrested was the former chair of the Ohio Republican Party and an adviser to Householder. Source 4m.
Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder indicted in $61M bribery scheme, stripped of his job. A federal grand jury has indicted former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and four others in what investigators say was a $61 million bribery scheme. The announcement came less than an hour before the Ohio House of Representatives voted 90-0 to remove Householder from his position as Speaker. Ref. USAToday.