CHICAGO (WKOW) -- On Tuesday, a federal judge is expected to sentence Ali Ata who is allegedly involved with then-Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's campaign.
Authorities are investigating a scheme where it is alleged that the former executive director of the Illinois Finance Authority donated $50,000 to the campaign in exchange for the state job.
Ata has pleaded guilty to making false statements to a government agent and to filing a false income tax return.
Convictions on the two counts usually have a maximum sentence of eight years.
Ata's plea agreement asks for a sentence between one and one-and-a-half years since he cooperated with prosecutors.
Two years ago, Ata testified at Blagojevich's first corruption trial which helped convict the impeached governor on one count of lying to the FBI about fundraising.
Ata didn't testify at Blagojevich's retrial.
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