Chaka Fattah convicted

Longtime Philadelphia congressman found guilty of corruption

Longtime Philadelphia Congressman Chaka Fattah was found guilty on June 21, 2016 of illegally misappropriating federal, campaign and charitable funds totaling into the hundreds of thousands of dollars in a 29-count indictment. The charges stem from a series of questionable earmarks steered toward his friends and even back from his time unsuccessful run for Philadelphia mayor in 2007.

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