3rd Circ. Affirms Fumo's $3.4M Restitution Sentence

Law360, New York (February 4, 2013, 8:12 PM EST) -- The Third Circuit on Monday affirmed the $3.4 million restitution that convicted former Pennsylvania state Sen. Vincent Fumo was ordered to pay his victims, saying the lower court complied with proper mandate when it set the amount.

Fumo was convicted of 137 counts of fraud, tax evasion and obstruction of justice in 2009 for defrauding the Pennsylvania Senate, the Independence Seaport Museum and the nonprofit Citizens Alliance for Better Neighborhoods. Initially ordered to pay $2.3 million in restitution, Fumo appealed to the Third Circuit, which remanded the...
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