Pa. Drops Case Against Last 'Computergate' Pol

Law360, New York (November 18, 2011, 7:18 PM EST) -- Prosecutors on Thursday dropped their case against a legislative aide to former Pennsylvania House Speaker John Perzel who was accused of participating in a scheme that saw millions in taxpayer dollars spent on political campaign work.

John R. Zimmerman was the last of 10 defendants in the so-called Computergate scandal, according to his attorney, Thomas Bergstrom of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC. Perzel and six other defendants pled guilty to charges in the case, while two other defendants were convicted, including former Pennsylvania State Rep. Brett...
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