Last updated 2:54PM ET
October 23, 2017
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Guilty plea
(2007-09-04)
(WOUB) - A former coroner in Clermont County pleaded guilty in United States District Court Tuesday to his role in a pain clinics scandal and two of the clinics were located in Chillicothe and Jackson.

Nico Capurro made illegal transactions to avoid reporting cash he received from his involvement in seven pain clinics.

He also pleaded guilty to forfeiting 88-thousand dollars related to the dealings.

He faces up to five years behind bars and a fine of up to $250,000.

No sentence date has been set.
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