Convicted Pa. Pol Sues Campaign Heads For Misappropriation

Law360, Philadelphia (August 22, 2012, 5:24 PM EDT) -- Former Pennsylvania state Sen. Vince Fumo, currently serving a federal prison sentence after his 2009 conviction on corruption charges, hit his campaign chairman and treasurer with a lawsuit Tuesday claiming the brothers misappropriated funds from Fumo's campaign account.

Fumo accuses campaign chair Andrew Cosenza and his brother, treasurer Dominic Cosenza, of spending nearly $500,000 without Fumo’s consent. While a list of expenditures in the suit shows money was donated to other political campaigns, Fumo claims some was spent for the brothers’ personal benefit.

“Defendants engaged in...
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