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South Philly Doctor Sentenced to 4 Years in Jail for Selling $5M in Drugs

A notorious South Philly doctor has been sentenced to four years in prison for illegally distributing $5 million worth of commonly abused prescription drugs. According […]

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Mistrial Declared in Joey Merlino’s Federal Racketeering Case

With the jury unable to reach a consensus after five days of deliberation, a federal judge in New York City had no choice on Tuesday […]

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Feds: Philly Cop Helped Baltimore Officers Sell Seized Drugs

The Philadelphia Police Department has suspended a 35th District officer for 30 days with intent to dismiss after he was indicted by federal authorities in […]

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Bada-Bing! Joey Merlino Arrested By Feds in Massive Mob Bust

Not that you asked, but as of a couple of weeks ago, everything was A-OK in Joey Merlino’s world. “He was doing absolutely great,” said Edwin Jacobs, Merlino’s longtime […]

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Former Philadelphia Sheriff John Green Indicted in Fraud Conspiracy

Former Philadelphia Sheriff John Green has been indicted on federal charges that while he was in office, he took gifts, hidden campaign donations and even […]


Chaka Fattah Sets Up Legal Defense Fund

Do you have a spare $25? How about five grand? If so, Chaka Fattah would like a word with you. The Congressman, recently indicted in […]

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Chaka Fattah Indicted in Alleged Racketeering Conspiracy

[UPDATE, 3:50 p.m.]: Fattah has issued a statement on this morning’s indictment against him and four associates: “This has been an eight-year effort by some […]

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Who Are Fattah’s Indicted Associates?

You can’t have a RICO prosecution without alleged co-conspirators. So who have the Feds targeted in addition to Chaka Fattah? Herbert Vederman, 69, Palm Beach, […]

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Indicted Senator Robert Menendez: “This Is Not How My Career Is Going to End”

Embattled New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez went on the offensive last night in the wake of news that he’d been indicted on federal corruption charges […]