Ex-Rep.'s Sentence Upheld In Pa. 'Computergate' Scandal

Law360, Philadelphia (September 18, 2013, 5:47 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Superior Court on Wednesday upheld a 4-to-12-year prison sentence and $1 million in restitution handed to a former state legislator found guilty on corruption charges for his role in the so-called Computergate scandal, in which public funds were used to purchase campaign-related technology.

A Superior Court panel ruled that prosecutors with the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, an executive agency, did not improperly exert authority over the House Republican Caucus when it offered evidence that legislative employees were ordered to work on partisan campaign...
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