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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Jimmy Dimora Was Provided With a Hooker on Vegas Bribery Junket (Ew)

Posted By on Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 5:00 PM

Yeah, hes gotta pay for it, for sure.
  • Yeah, he's gotta pay for it, for sure.

Ferris Kleem, the owner of Blaze Construction, which has been tied up in the federal corruption investigation in Cuyahoga County since the FBI's first raid, has long been suspected of providing bribes to Jimmy Dimora, Frank Russo, and others.

Turns out he was providing a little more than straight cash. Charges filed in federal court show that when Kleem shipped (by cargo freight, one would assume) Jimmy Dimora to Vegas for a little pampering in 2008, the embattled and bloated County Commissioner was also provided with a prostitute by Kleem.

There's transcripts of phone calls between Jimmy Dimora and Ferris Kleem where they talk about how good the hooker was. Ready to throw up in your mouth a little bit? Click through for the icky details.

From the Plain Dealer:

The charges against Kleem say he paid the prostitute $1,000. He then called Dimora and escorted her to Dimora's suite at the Mirage on the evening of April 8, 2008.

On the phone, Dimora said: "This girl ... give me a massage that that? Is that what she does and then ..." Then the call was lost, according to the charges.

Dimora called Kleem back and, according to the charges, asked: "I just said, she gives a massage. Is that how we're going to start her out?"

A few hours later, Dimora called Kleem and thanked him.

"Was that the best, or what?" Kleem asked Dimora, according to the charges.

"Yeah, she's good but a little chatty," Dimora replied.

Dimora thanked Kleem, who responded, "No problem, buddy."

Dimora's lawyer denied the allegations, saying Dimora only got a massage... for $1000.

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