Pa. Judge, Atty Granted Delay In Money Laundering Trial

Law360 (April 6, 2018, 4:19 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal court on Friday agreed to delay a trial over a judge and an attorney's alleged scheme to launder money made from health care fraud and illegal drug trafficking, granting the parties' request for more time to review "voluminous" discovery data.

Judge John I. Waltman of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and alleged co-conspirator attorney Robert P. Hoopes told the court in an April 3 motion that prosecutors had reproduced the discovery data for Waltman after Waltman’s hard drive crashed and that both sides were expecting additional discovery reports to be coming soon.

The motion to delay the trial, which was...

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