Tuesday, January 4, 2011 – 12:35 p.m.

Sources close to the situation in the City of Upland believe the conclusion to a federal investigation involving alleged bribery, extortion and pay-to-play schemes between business owners and city officials is at an end.

The U.S. Attorney is believed to be negotiating plea agreements with individuals implicated.

The likelihood of any trials occurring is not foreseen at present.