Longtime Philadelphia congressman found guilty of corruption

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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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