Philly Judge Pleads Guilty In Grant Fraud Scheme

Law360, Harrisburg (September 19, 2013, 6:43 PM ET) -- A day after testimony began in Pennsylvania federal court, a former judge in Philadelphia’s scandal-plagued traffic court judge agreed to plead guilty on fraud charges in connection with a scheme to funnel tens of thousands of dollars in state funds earmarked for two community organizations to friends and associates.

Robert Mulgrew, a former judge in the Philadelphia Traffic Court, pled guilty to mail fraud and conspiracy to commit mail fraud after a September 2012 indictment accused him and a codefendant of misappropriating grant money awarded by...
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