The Ohio Ethics Fee has resolved its complaint towards previous Stow Councilwoman Christina Shaw over unfiled campaign finance statements.
For the duration of a sentencing hearing Tuesday in Franklin County Municipal Court, Shaw was ordered to pay $184 in court prices and incurred no other penalties after she entered a guilty plea to a misdemeanor demand in April as portion of a offer with prosecutors, in accordance to court information.
Shaw was at first billed with failure to file she entered a responsible plea to an amended charge of attempted failure to file, in accordance to Pete Shipley, communications supervisor for the Columbus metropolis attorney’s workplace.
Shaw “arrived into finish compliance with the Ohio Ethics Commission, who was consulted throughout plea negotiations. The defendant was not place on probation as this was a plea to a minimal misdemeanor,” he said.
The Ohio Ethics Fee filed its grievance in opposition to Shaw in October for failure to file a required money disclosure assertion in 2019. Shaw missing her bid for reelection to the council previous November.
In accordance to a grievance submitted by the fee, Shaw was essential to submit the campaign finance doc for calendar year 2018 no later on than Oct. 7, 2019, 30 days just before the Nov. 5, 2019, election. The grievance states, “Christina Shaw knowingly and continuously failed to file that FDS.”
Shaw was unable to be reached for speedy comment Tuesday.
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