Vincent Fumo’s first taste of freedom in Philadelphia lasted all of about two seconds, from the door of his pickup truck to the door of the halfway house in Juniata Park.
A once-towering state senator from Philadelphia is set to leave federal prison after serving four years for fraud.
Fumo still has six months left on his sentence, but his attorney says he’ll serve it here.
A once-powerful Pennsylvania lawmaker, Vincent Fumo is set to leave prison next month, but his legal woes still mount as his children accuse him of raiding a family trust fund.
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.
A source familiar with the situation says that as of Wednesday, Fumo was hospitalized in stable condition in the intensive care unit of a Kentucky hospital and apparently needs heart bypass surgery.
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.
Yet another prominent Pennsylvania political figure is facing charges of misusing taxpayer resources for political purposes.
A long-powerful Pennsylvania senator has been re-sentenced to 61 months in prison in a sprawling corruption case, up from 55 months.
Resentencing for convicted former Pennsylvania state senator Vincent Fumo was beginning Wednesday in Philadelphia’s federal courthouse.
The federal government contends that convicted former Pennsylvania state senator Vince Fumo has continued his fraudulent ways in prison — and offers proof in his own prison e-mails.
Fumo’s original 55-month prison sentence was overturned after an appeal by the prosecution.
The appeals court agreed with prosecutors that US District Judge Ronald Buckwalter did not explain why he sentenced the Philadelphia Democrat far below federal sentencing guidelines.
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.