Pa. Judge, Atty Face Additional Charges In Bribery Scheme

Law360, New York (December 5, 2017, 9:33 PM EST) -- Prosecutors lodged additional corruption charges Tuesday against a Pennsylvania judge and an attorney who have already been accused of laundering, trafficking drugs and health care fraud proceeds, as well as participating in a bribery scheme to fix a traffic ticket.

A second superseding indictment unveiled Tuesday added extortion, bribery and wire fraud counts against John I. Waltman, a magisterial district judge in Bucks County who has been suspended without pay, and Robert Hoopes, a Doylestown lawyer who was also charged with witness tampering. Kevin M. Biederman,...
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