Rep.'s Aide Cops Plea In Fraud Plot With Traffic Court Judge

Law360, Philadelphia (April 24, 2013, 4:51 PM EDT) -- The administrative aide to a Pennsylvania state representative Wednesday pled guilty to funneling tens of thousands of state funds earmarked for community organizations to friends and associates, in a scheme that also prompted the indictment of a Traffic Court judge.

Lorraine Dispaldo, an aide to state Rep. William Keller, D-Philadelphia, admitted to 30 counts of mail fraud, one count of wire fraud, one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, four counts of filing false personal income tax returns, and one count of bankruptcy...
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