USA v. Correia

  1. April 22, 2022

    Former Mass. Mayor Begins 6-Year Prison Term After 6 Delays

    After numerous delays, a former Massachusetts mayor convicted on corruption and fraud charges reported to a medium-security New Hampshire prison Friday to begin serving a six-year sentence.

  2. April 04, 2022

    Ex-Mass. Mayor Must Take Prison Delay Fight To 1st Circ.

    A former Massachusetts mayor convicted of fraud, corruption and tax charges can't delay his six-year sentence pending his First Circuit appeal, a federal judge ruled Monday, ordering the ex-politician to report to prison later this month unless the upper court extends his bail.

  3. March 07, 2022

    Pol's Aide Avoids Prison For Lying To Feds In Pot Bribe Case

    A federal judge agreed Monday to accept a no-jail plea agreement for the one-time chief of staff to a convicted former politician, reversing course after rejecting a similar deal last year, when he said the aide's conduct deserved a stint in prison.

  4. March 03, 2022

    Feds Blast 'Boss Tweed' Mayor's Aide But Seek No Jail Time

    Massachusetts federal prosecutors excoriated the former chief of staff for a convicted city mayor for standing by the "Boss Tweed"-like figure while he shook down marijuana businesses, but still asked a judge not to send the onetime aide to prison.

  5. March 02, 2022

    Ex-Mayor's Aide Wants No Prison After Pared-Back Plea

    The former chief of staff to a convicted Massachusetts mayor is seeking to avoid prison after admitting to a single charge in what was once a sweeping corruption indictment, setting up a showdown with a federal judge who has said some jail time is warranted.

  6. February 22, 2022

    Ex-Mayor's Aide Tries Again To Cop Plea In Pot Bribe Case

    The former chief of staff to a Massachusetts mayor convicted of fraud and shaking down marijuana shops on Tuesday agreed to plead guilty to a single, pared down charge after the judge threw out a previous no-jail deal.

  7. February 11, 2022

    Convicted Mass. Mayor Can Put Off Prison Until March 4

    A former Massachusetts mayor convicted on corruption and fraud charges will have to report to prison by March 4, as a federal judge Friday granted him a brief delay of the start of his six-year term but refused to postpone his sentence indefinitely while he appeals.

  8. February 10, 2022

    Ex-Mayor Cites 'Varsity Blues' Duo In Latest Prison Delay Bid

    A former Massachusetts mayor convicted on corruption, fraud and tax charges renewed his request Wednesday to delay going to prison, citing a ruling allowing two men found guilty in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions case to remain free until the First Circuit weighs in.

  9. January 21, 2022

    Ex-Mass. Mayor Cites Omicron In 2nd Bid To Delay Prison

    Former Massachusetts Mayor Jasiel Correia on Friday asked a federal judge to delay the start of his six-year prison term for a corruption conviction, citing the omicron variant and the fact that his alleged co-conspirator has yet to be tried.

  10. January 05, 2022

    Virus Surge Delays Former Mass. Mayor's Prison Date

    A convicted former Massachusetts mayor won't have to start his six-year prison term as scheduled next week while the court system and prison bureau wrestle with a "resurgence" in virus cases, a Boston federal judge said Wednesday.

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