CLEVELAND -- Five more Cleveland firefighters should face criminal charges for payroll and workplace abuses, according to a special prosecutor.
Ronald Bakeman, who has more than 30 years of prosecuting and investigating state and federal cases, delivered his report to Mayor Frank Jackson Tuesday.
Bakeman worked with Police Internal Affairs investigators and the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's office.
Bakeman's six-month investigation included an examination of records and interviews with current and former firefighters and supervisors.
The probe focused on six firefighters who paid colleagues to work their shifts so they could pursue second jobs or run companies.
Two audits discovered significant alleged abuses of payroll , sick time, overtime and shift trades.
One firefighter, TimothyDebarr,has already pleaded guilty to related charges.
County Prosecutor Bill Mason has the next decision.
He must decide if the firefighters would be charged with violating a state law that prohibits government workers from paying someone to do their job or taking money to do that work.
The firefighters implicated are Calvin Robinson, Michael Milano, Barry Kifus, Kevin Dever and Scott Uline.
WKYC's Tom Beres will have more tonighton Channel 3 News.