Ex-Pa. Pol, Highway Officials Charged In Pay-To-Play Probe

Law360, Philadelphia (March 13, 2013, 2:55 PM EDT) -- A group of former high-ranking officials with the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and a former state senator already serving jail time on corruption charges were indicted Wednesday by the state’s attorney general for allegedly orchestrating a bid-rigging and pay-to-play scheme with turnpike vendors.

At a news conference in Harrisburg, Pa., Attorney General Kathleen Kane unveiled a grand jury presentment charging former commission CEO Joseph Brimmeier, former COO George Hatalowich, former Chairman Mitchell Rubin, and former Sen. Bob Mellow in an alleged scheme to steer turnpike contracts to...
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