Pa. State Rep. Charged In Ghost Hiring Scam

Law360, Philadelphia (January 27, 2014, 4:39 PM EST) -- A freshman lawmaker in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives was charged Monday in a scheme to bypass state ethics rules by funneling salary payments to his sister through a ghost employee in his Philadelphia legislative office.

Rep. Jose "J.P." Miranda, D-Philadelphia, was slapped with three felony charges after a grand jury found that he’d forced a legislative aide and former campaign staffer to funnel much of his $36,000 annual salary to Miranda’s sister, Michelle Wilson, after the House Democratic Caucus forbade Miranda from hiring Wilson to...
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