Salvatore DiMasi

U.S. Supreme Court Denies DiMasi Petition

January 27, 2014
Former Speaker Salvatore DiMasi leaves federal courthouse in Boston after being convicted on corruption charges Wednesday. (AP)

The jailed former speaker had asked the court to review his corruption conviction.

Report: Ex-Mass. Speaker DiMasi Appeals To U.S. Supreme Court

December 23, 2013

Salvatore DiMasi was convicted in 2011 on public corruption charges.

Appeals Court Upholds DiMasi Corruption Conviction

August 21, 2013
dimasi verdict

The former speaker was convicted by a jury in 2011 of conspiracy, extortion and other charges.

Ex-Speaker DiMasi Appeals Corruption Case

February 05, 2013

Salvatore DiMasi is serving an eight-year sentence after being convicted in 2011.

Ex-Speaker DiMasi Appeals Conviction, Sentence

August 21, 2012

Salvatore DiMasi’s lawyers say federal prosecutors failed to prove at trial that he agreed to accept payments in exchange for official acts.

Witness In DiMasi Corruption Case Reports To Prison

December 12, 2011

A key prosecution witness in the corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has begun his 18-month prison sentence.

Former Speaker DiMasi Reports To Prison In Ky.

November 30, 2011

Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has reported to a federal prison in Kentucky to begin an eight-year sentence on corruption charges.

Judge Rejects DiMasi’s Request To Delay Prison Date

November 23, 2011

Convicted former Speaker Salvatore DiMasi is asking for more time to change his prison assignment. He’s scheduled to report to a medical prison in Lexington, Ky., next week.

Ex-Speaker DiMasi Loses Bid To Stay Out Of Prison

November 15, 2011

Former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has lost a bid to remain free on bail while appealing his federal corruption conviction.

Ex-Speaker DiMasi Gets 2-Week Prison Reprieve

November 03, 2011

A federal judge has given former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi and co-defendant Richard McDonough two additional weeks before they must report to prison.

In DiMasi Corruption Case, Cooperating Wtiness Gets 18 Months

October 20, 2011

The prosecution’s star witness in the corruption trial of former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi was rewarded with a lighter sentence Wednesday.

Witness In Mass. Corruption Case Gets 18 Months

October 19, 2011

A former software salesman, Joseph Lally’s testimony was instrumental in the corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi.

Convicted Ex-Mass. Speaker DiMasi Denied Bail

September 23, 2011

A federal judge has denied Salvatore DiMasi’s motion to allow him to stay out of prison on bail while he appeals his conviction on corruption charges.

DiMasi Asks For Delay In Reporting To Prison

September 16, 2011

Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has asked a judge to put off the day he must begin serving his sentence on corruption charges so his lawyers can have more time to prepare arguments for his appeal.

Board Votes To Suspend DiMasi’s Pension

September 15, 2011

Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi is at least temporarily losing his nearly $5,000-per month state pension as he faces an eight-year prison sentence.

Ex-Speaker DiMasi Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison

September 09, 2011
Former Speaker Salvatore DiMasi, center, as his sentence is handed down (Margaret Small for WBUR)

Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for using his clout to steer two state contracts to a software firm in exchange for kickbacks.

An Emotional, ‘Broken’ DiMasi Faces Sentencing For Corruption Charges

September 09, 2011
Ex-Speaker Salvatore DiMasi, during his sentencing hearing Thursday (Margaret Small for WBUR)

DiMasi delivered an emotional plea for compassion during Thursday’s hearing. By Friday’s end, convicted former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi will find out how many years he’s going to spend in a federal penitentiary.

Ex-Speaker DiMasi Asks Judge For Compassion

September 08, 2011
Ex-Speaker Salvatore DiMasi, during his sentencing hearing Thursday (Margaret Small for WBUR)

Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi says he is a “broken man” who has lost everything that he worked for in his life.

DiMasi Returns To Court For Sentencing Hearing

September 08, 2011

Former Massachusetts Speaker Salvatore DiMasi faces a sentencing hearing Thursday. Prosecutors are seeking a record sentence. The defense is asking the judge to allow DiMasi to remain free, pending appeal.

Friends, Family Plead For Mercy In DiMasi Sentencing

September 07, 2011

Ahead of his sentencing on corruption charges, letters pleading for mercy for former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi have flooded in.

Ahead Of Sentencing, DiMasi Letters Seek Leniency

September 07, 2011

A federal judge has made public the more than 100 letters of support for Salvatore DiMasi, as the convicted former speaker’s sentencing hearing is set to begin.

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