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Woman sentenced in county official sex scandal

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EAST PALESTINE, Ohio - The woman at the center of a sex scandal that helped bring down a Mahoning County official is sentenced.

A judge placed Gloria Prottengeir on two years probation after she pleaded guilty to obstructing justice and drug possession.

Robert Lyden resigned as county sanitary engineer last year after reports surfaced that he met Prottengier at a local strip club and paid her for sex.

The East Palestine woman was originally charged with extortion after police reports say she threatened to expose the affair to Lyden's wife.

 

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