Three former local politicians are facing corruption and fraud charges linked to contracts with the city of Dayton, according to federal court documents unsealed on Tuesday, April 30.
Those charged include former Dayton City Commissioner Joey Williams; former state representative Clayton Luckie; former Huber Heights council member and Dayton city employee RoShawn Winburn.
Williams is a Dayton native who served on the Dayton School Board and Dayton City Commission. An executive with KeyBank, Williams abruptly resigned his seat on the city commission in February 2018, shortly after winning election in November 2017.
>> READ MORE: Who is Joey Williams?
Luckie is a long-time Dayton Democrat who served 10 years on the school board and seven years in the Ohio House. In 2012, investigators found that Luckie diverted roughly $130,000 from his campaign account for personal use while serving in the Ohio House.
>> READ MORE: Who is Clayton Luckie?
>> PAST COVERAGE: Former Dayton lawmaker Luckie set to get out of prison
>> PAST COVERAGE: Luckie faces 45 felonies
RoShawn Winburn, 45, is the business and technical assistant administrator for the Dayton Human Relations Council. The city paid him $73,983 last year in a similar position. Winburn is an Air Force veteran who has served on the Huber Heights City Commission. Winburn was appointed to the city commission in 2008 but failed to win election the following fall.
Earlier this year, Winburn was named to Parity Inc.’s Top 10 list of African American men for 2019 for community contributions.
>> READ MORE: Who is RoShawn Winburn?
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