Chaka Fattah Jr. Ignores Judge's Advice, Insists on Representing Himself at Tax TrialChaka Fattah Jr., son of the Philadelphia congressman, is now both client and legal counsel in his federal case.
Son Gets Probation After Testifying Against Father in Pa. Aircraft Repair FraudJoel Stout admitted that he conspired with his father in a scheme that charged owners of small, private airplanes in Lancaster County, Pa., for inspections and repairs that were not done by FAA-certified personnel.
Judge Allows Disgraced Philadelphia Cop To Remain On Bail A Few More WeeksGovernment prosecutors said Daniel Castro's actions following his sentencing last week amounted to an attempt to intimidate a federal witness.
Former Philadelphia Police Inspector Daniel Castro Gets 5-Year Prison TermCastro, once a high-raking police inspector, pleaded guilty in June to a single count of conspiracy to commit extortion.
Another Philadelphia Cop Sentenced In Plot To Rob Dealers, Resell DrugsDespite an emotional show of remorse, corrupt former Philadelphia police officer Robert Snyder was sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison for taking part in a conspiracy to rob drug dealers and resell the stolen drugs.
Former Philadelphia Cop Gets 3½ Years For Stealing, Dealing DrugsFormer Philadelphia police officer James Venziale has been sentenced to federal prison, but he got a big break for cooperating with the authorities in the prosecution of his partners in crime.