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Philly’s Biggest Losers of 2016

Now that the last shreds of wrapping paper have been vacuumed up and the good dishes are finally put away, we revisit our time-honored tradition […]

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Prosecutors Seek 17-to-21-Year Sentence for Ex-Congressman Chaka Fattah

Federal prosecutors are reportedly seeking 17 to 21 years of prison time for former congressman Chaka Fattah, who was convicted in July on counts including participating in […]

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Chaka “Chip” Fattah Jr. Is Appealing His Conviction

Chaka Fattah Jr. is not giving up his freedom without a fight. The 33-year-old son of U.S. Congressman Chaka Fattah announced that he is appealing his conviction just […]

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Chaka Fattah Jr. Sentenced to Five Years, Taken Into Custody

Chaka Fattah Jr., son of Philly’s longtime congressman, was sentenced to five years in prison today for his conviction on tax and bank fraud charges. […]

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Prosecutors Want Years of Jail Time for Chaka Fattah Jr.

Federal prosecutors want Chaka Fattah Jr. in prison for years. In court papers filed this week, Assistant U.S. Attorneys Paul L. Gray and Eric L. […]

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Chaka Fattah Jr. Guilty On 22 Counts

Chaka Fattah Jr., the 32-year-old son of powerful Congressman Chaka Fattah and stepson of on-leave NBC10 anchor Renee Chenault-Fattah, has been found guilty of 22 […]

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5 Unexpected Moments at Chip Fattah’s Trial

Chaka Fattah’s son, Chaka Fattah Jr., who goes by Chip, is on trial for tax fraud. Acting as his own lawyer (though he’s not a […]

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Another Fattah Is Running for Office

Fran Fattah — yes, of the Fattah family — is running for judge in Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas. The Democrat filed nomination petitions due […]

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Chaka Fattah Jr. Will Represent Himself at Tax Trial

Against the advice of a federal judge, Chaka Fattah Jr. will represent himself at a federal fraud and tax evasion trial next year. Judge Harvey […]

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Chaka Fattah Jr.: Why I’m Fighting the IRS

Guest Commentary: Chaka Fattah Jr. is suing the IRS for $10 million. He is the President of 259 Strategies, LLC, and the son of Rep. […]

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Chaka Fattah Jr. Talks Gambling, His Congressman Dad, the IRS

It’s a crazy time to be Chaka Fattah Jr. He’s facing federal charges for tax evasion. He’s suing the IRS for $10 million (complaint below). And his […]

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Former Aide to Chaka Fattah Admits Role in Diverting Campaign Funds

Here’s what we know: Gregory Naylor, the former chief of staff to Congressman Chaka Fattah, today in federal court admitted diverting federal campaign funds to […]

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Chaka Fattah Jr.’s Former Roommate Pleads Guilty

Things just got worse for Chaka Fattah Jr. Matthew Amato, who used to live with the recently indicted son of Congressman Chaka Fattah, pleaded guilty […]

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Chaka Fattah Jr. Says He Turned Down Plea Deal, Likes the $16 Rock Shrimp at Pod

We told you yesterday about Chaka Fattah Jr.’s indictment on fraud and tax charges. He’s accused of stealing from the Philadelphia School District and failing […]