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(Former Pennsylvania state senator Vincent Fumo, following his sentencing for corruption.   File photo)

Feds Trying To Increase Restitution Demand on Vince Fumo

A federal prosecutor says Fumo, now serving time in a federal prison in Kentucky, should be required to pay an additional $800,000 in restitution on top of $3.4 million he already has paid.


Retrial ‘Likely’ After Conviction of Philadelphia Councilman’s Aide Overturned

Christopher Wright, former chief of staff to the recently retired at-large councilman Jack Kelly, had been convicted in 2009 of what’s called “honest services fraud.”


(Federal prosecutor Robert Zauzmer had no comment after today's hearing on Vince Fumo's sentence.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Feds Go Back To Court To Seek Longer Sentence For Vince Fumo

Prosecutor Robert Zauzmer is asking a federal appeals court in Philadelphia to give former Pennsylvania state senator Vincent Fumo — convicted of 137 counts of corruption — more jail time.