BOSTON — Gov. Deval Patrick testified Friday that former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi pressed him to approve a software contract that prosecutors say was part of a DiMasi kickback scheme.
BOSTON — A former business partner of Cognos software salesman Joseph Lally said he was “chastised” by Lally for using Speaker Salvatore DiMasi’s name in an email.
BOSTON — Gov. Deval Patrick’s former budget boss, Leslie Kirwan, is expected to take the stand Tuesday in the federal corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi.
BOSTON — Bethann Pepoli, who was the deputy chief of the Massachusetts information technology division in 2006, testified Monday that she supported a $15 million contract for performance management software that year primarily because Speaker Salvatore DiMasi had expressed support for it.
BOSTON — Defense attorneys for former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi tried to portray ex-salesman Joseph Lally as a tax cheat and compulsive gambler whose testimony could not be trusted.
BOSTON — Former salesman Joseph Lally was calm and undeterred as he delivered damaging testimony Thursday of the scheme to funnel kickbacks to former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi.
BOSTON — A key witness in the federal corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore Dimasi was furious at co-defendant Richard McDonough in the months prior to the trial, at one point firing off an expletive-laden email about him, according to testimony Thursday.
BOSTON — A key government witness against former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi said he didn’t want to be there. But DiMasi’s longtime law associate, Steven Topazio, took the stand Tuesday in the ongoing federal corruption trial of DiMasi and two co-defendants.
BOSTON — Jurors in the federal corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi heard from their first witness on Friday, beginning a case that one defense attorney said would be an education into how State House politics work.
BOSTON — Gov. Deval Patrick is being called to testify in the federal public corruption trial of former state House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi.