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Former U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

By Frederick H. Lowe


chakafattah7( – A U. S. District Court judge Monday sentenced former Congressman Chaka Fattah, Sr., to 10 years in prison for his conviction last June on racketeering charges.

Judge Harvey Bartle of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia ordered the 60-year-old Fattah to report to prison in January. Fattah represented Pennsylvania’s 2nd Congressional District since 1994 until his defeat for re-election in April. The 2nd District includes North, South and West Philadelphia and Lower Merion in suburban Montgomery County.

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