Ex-Pa. Rep. Fattah Gets 10 Years In Corruption Case

Law360, Philadelphia (December 12, 2016, 11:51 AM EST) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Monday ordered ex-Rep. Chaka Fattah and a onetime Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young LLP government affairs specialist to spend a combined 12 years in prison following their convictions for participating in a sweeping criminal enterprise that included influence peddling and the misappropriation of federal grant funds.

The 11-term congressman was ordered to spend 10 years behind bars, while Herbert Vederman, one of four Fattah associates to be convicted in the case, received a two-year sentence for offering bribes in exchange for...
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