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

US Govt. Hopes To Keep Disgraced Politician Vince Fumo on Short Leash During Probation

Fumo, convicted of corruption and forced out of his position as one of the area’s most powerful politicians, wants more freedom to travel without checking with his probation officer.

07/03/2014

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

Government Still Hoping To Get More Restitution From Vince Fumo

The judge’s ruling is expected this afternoon.

05/20/2014

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Former Pa. State Senator Fumo Released From Prison, Returns To Philadelphia

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.

08/06/2013

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

Fumo, Philly Democrat, Leaving US Prison At 70

A once-towering state senator from Philadelphia is set to leave federal prison after serving four years for fraud.

08/05/2013

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

Former Pa. Sen. Vince Fumo To Be Released From Prison Next Week

Fumo still has six months left on his sentence, but his attorney says he’ll serve it here.

08/02/2013

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

Ex-Pa. Lawmaker Leaving Prison Amid Trust Fight

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.

07/12/2013

(Vincent Fumo, after his conviction on 137 counts of fraud.   File photo)

Former IRS Attorney Says Government’s Move on Fumo Properties Was Overdue

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.

04/08/2013

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Ex-Senate Leader, Seven Others Charged In Turnpike Probe

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.

03/13/2013

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

Vince Fumo, Imprisoned for Fraud, Hospitalized With Heart Problem

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.

01/24/2013

(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.

12/14/2012

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Former Pa. Senate Leader Faces Charges Of Misusing Taxpayer Money For Political Purposes

Yet another prominent Pennsylvania political figure is facing charges of misusing taxpayer resources for political purposes.

03/16/2012

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Ex-Pa. State Senator Re-Sentenced To 61 Months

A long-powerful Pennsylvania senator has been re-sentenced to 61 months in prison in a sprawling corruption case, up from 55 months.

11/10/2011

(The US Courthouse in Philadelphia, near 6th and Market Streets.  File photo by Al Novack)

Fumo’s Health At Issue During Resentencing Hearing

Resentencing for convicted former Pennsylvania state senator Vincent Fumo was beginning Wednesday in Philadelphia’s federal courthouse.

11/09/2011

(Former Pennsylvania state senator Vincent Fumo, following his 2009 conviction in federal court on 155 counts of corruption.)

Feds Say Fumo Lying and Denying His Way Through Too-Short Prison Term

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.

10/28/2011

(Vincent Fumo, after his conviction on 137 counts of fraud.   File photo)

New Sentencing For Vincent Fumo Set To Begin November 9th

Fumo’s original 55-month prison sentence was overturned after an appeal by the prosecution.

09/26/2011

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