By Chris Stigall
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Chaka Fattah Jr., the son of Philadelphia Congressman Chaka Fattah joined Chris Stigall Tuesday morning on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT to discuss the pending federal investigation into his business activities and the counter lawsuit he has filed against federal authorities.
Fattah maintains he is the target of a politically motivated prosecution and has suffered damages as the result of the press coverage the case has garnered.
“I believe there was a media leak by either, the Department of Justice, IRS or FBI, regarding the action they took, the raid at my apartment and office back in February, 2012 and I believe that was a violation of the law. I believe that due process [and] the presumption of innocence are very important things and that any taxpayer who has never been arrested or charged with any crime should not have their small business and income taken from them.”
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