BOSTON — Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi to 12 1/2 years in prison on corruption charges.
BOSTON — A justice has delayed the suspension of former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi’s law license until his Sept. 8 sentencing on federal corruption charges.
BOSTON — The state attorney general and treasurer had asked the judge to allow the state Retirement Board to put DiMasi’s payments in an escrow account until his sentencing.
BOSTON — A Superior Court judge is considering a request to halt pension payments to former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi, following his corruption conviction.
Former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi is set to return to court for a hearing that will determine whether he loses his state pension following his conviction on federal corruption charges.
BOSTON — State Treasurer Steve Grossman is taking steps to revoke the pension of convicted former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi.
BOSTON — House Speaker Robert DeLeo has called his predecessor’s corruption conviction a “powerful blow to the public’s trust in government.”
After former state House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi was convicted on corruption charges, news traveled quickly to the North End neighborhood he represented for almost 30 years.
Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi was convicted on conspiracy, fraud and extortion charges in federal court Wednesday. He is the third consecutive House speaker to be convicted of a felony.
BOSTON — In what prosecutors called a major victory against a corrupt political system, a federal jury on Wednesday convicted former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi in a scheme to steer two state contracts worth $17.5 million to a software firm in exchange for payments to the powerful lawmaker and two of his close friends.