Document Type

Brief

Category

What Comes Next?

Publication Date

2015

Abstract

Congressman Chaka Fattah has represented Pennsylvania’s 2nd District, which includes parts of Philadelphia, for 20 years.

On July 29, a federal Grand Jury indicted Congressman Fattah on 29 counts, including conspiracy to commit racketeering (RICO), bribery, money laundering, and fraud. The charges included four co-conspirators as well, including Fattah’s chief of staff as well as a former Philadelphia deputy mayor.

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