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Former Assessor Convicted in Kickback Scheme Dies in Prison

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The former Greece Town Assessor convicted in a kickback scheme involving Kodak and the Town of Greece has died.

Charles Schwab was serving a 12-years in prison sentence.

Schwab was found guilty of artificially lowered assessments on Kodak property in Greece for more than $1 million in kickbacks. Several co-defendants were also sentenced in connection to the scheme.

Schwab died in a West Virginia hospital on Nov. 26, where he'd been serving his prison time. He was 66 years old.

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