Candidate for governor Martha Coakley is vehemently denying allegations made by former Inspector General Greg Sullivan that as attorney general her office showed a lack of interest in pursuing an investigation into former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi, who was subsequently convicted, and urged him to back off.
Salvatore DiMasi was convicted in 2011 on public corruption charges.
Salvatore DiMasi is serving an eight-year sentence after being convicted in 2011.
Salvatore DiMasi’s lawyers say federal prosecutors failed to prove at trial that he agreed to accept payments in exchange for official acts.
A key prosecution witness in the corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has begun his 18-month prison sentence.
Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has reported to a federal prison in Kentucky to begin an eight-year sentence on corruption charges.
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.
Former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has lost a bid to remain free on bail while appealing his federal corruption conviction.
A federal judge has given former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi and co-defendant Richard McDonough two additional weeks before they must report to prison.
The prosecution’s star witness in the corruption trial of former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi was rewarded with a lighter sentence Wednesday.
A former software salesman, Joseph Lally’s testimony was instrumental in the corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ahead of his sentencing on corruption charges, letters pleading for mercy for former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi have flooded in.