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Man sentenced after informing on STL aldermen

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Mohammed Almuttan, the alleged informant at the center of the bribery and fraud investigations that took down three St. Louis aldermen, was sentenced this week on a contraband cigarette charge.

Almuttan was ordered to spend 48 months in prison, in addition to two years of supervised release.

Almuttan reportedly was the informant who wore wires while bribing the public officials. Former Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed, aldermen Jeffrey Boyd and John Collins-Muhammed, and St. Louis County political appointee Tony Weaver all have been implicated.

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