Vince Fumo, a powerhouse South Philadelphia lawmaker, was sentenced to prison six years ago.
The judge’s ruling is expected this afternoon.
Former Pennsylvania State Senator and convicted felon Vince Fumo will taste freedom again on Tuesday for the first time in four years when he is released from a Kentucky prison.
Former State Senator and convicted felon Vince Fumo is fighting IRS attempts to take $3 million of his wealth.
Keith Fogg, who served more than 30 years in the office of the IRS’ chief counsel, says word that the government has placed liens against the transfer of properties to a family member and a female companion is a bit surprising only in how long it took.
A former state Senate leader and seven others have been charged in a “pay to play” case involving the Pennsylvania Turnpike, state prosecutors said Wednesday.
Now three and a half years after federal prosecutors tried once powerful State Senator Vince Fumo and got a conviction on corruption charges, they’re still trying to extract restitution money, to go to one of his victims.
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.
Federal prosecutors who tried former State Senator Vince Fumo are seeking yet more restitution against the convicted former political power broker.