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Many North End Residents Disappointed In DiMasi Verdict

News of former state House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi’s conviction on corruption charges traveled quickly around Boston’s North End neighborhood. DiMasi represented the largely Italian-American district for some 30 years and still lives on busy Commercial Street.

A federal jury convicted DiMasi and one of his two co-defendants Wednesday, after finding that they had engaged in conspiracy, mail fraud and wire fraud, and that DiMasi had committed extortion as well.

Many North End residents were unhappy to see one of their own in federal court.

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  • Skip18422

    Really unhappy to see a public trusted thief found guilty, are you people in the North End living in the real world ?? Like they say ‘ Wake Up And Smell The Coffee People ” !! 

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