After 9 days of deliberation, a jury has found John Edwards not guilty on one of six charges of campaign finance corruption brought against him.
Former State Treasurer and gubernatorial candidate Tim Cahill has been indicted on public corruption and fraud charges.
Jack Abramoff, The Face Of Political Corruption, Talks With NightSide Nation.
A Boston firefighter is accused of pressuring motorists who have been in accidents to use a specific company for cleanup. Fred Ellis, a HazMat specialist is now being investigated.
Joseph Lally was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty earlier and cooperating with federal prosecutors in exchange for a lighter penalty.
A federal judge has denied former House Speaker Sal DiMasi’s motion to allow him to stay out of prison while he appeals his conviction on corruption charges.
Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has asked a judge to put off the day he must begin serving his sentence on corruption charges so his lawyers can have more time to prepare arguments on why he should remain free while his appeal is pending.
Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for using his clout to steer two state contracts to a software firm in exchange for kickbacks.
Sal DiMasi stood before the Judge to argue he’s a changed man. He told Judge Wolf, “I appear before you today a broken man.”
DiMasi, a Democrat who resigned in 2009, was found guilty of conspiracy, extortion and theft of honest services by fraud. He plans to appeal.