Aide To Ex-Pa. Speaker Cops To $10M Campaign Scandal

Law360, New York (October 6, 2011, 1:22 PM EDT) -- An ex-chief of staff to convicted former Pennsylvania House Speaker John Perzel followed his boss' lead Wednesday and pled guilty to participating in a scheme to use $10 million of taxpayer money for campaign work.

Brian Preski, six days into his trial on corruption charges, surprised the Dauphin County, Pa., courtroom and copped to 10 criminal counts, including two counts of theft and three counts of conflict of interest. Just two defendants now remain on trial — former state Rep. Brett Feese and Jill Seaman, Feese's...
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