Feds Say Philly DA Sensed Corruption Investigation In 2015

Law360, Philadelphia (June 12, 2017, 3:30 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors suggested Monday that indicted Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams knew he was subject to a federal corruption investigation as early as 2015, arguing in a filing that he should be barred at his upcoming trial from introducing “self-serving statements” he made to a cooperating witness.

Williams, who will go to trial next Monday on charges that he provided favors to two area business owners in exchange for a wide variety of gifts, suspected in May 2015 that one of his benefactors was cooperating with...
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