Chaka Fattah, Jr. Guilty of Tax and Fraud Charges

Chaka Fattah Jr., son of Democratic Congressman Chaka Fattah Sr. (D-PA), was found guilty on Friday of 22 of 23 tax and fraud charges. As the Department of Justice press release notes,

Between 2005 and 2012, Fattah Jr.: made false statements to banks to obtain loans; made false statements to banks and the Small Business Administration (SBA) to settle loans for less than what was owed; filed false federal income tax returns; failed to pay federal taxes; and stole from the Philadelphia School District, which had received federal funds for its operations.

His father, Chaka Fattah Sr., is under indictment on separate racketeering charges filed earlier this year.

Chaka Fattah Jr. is scheduled to be sentenced in February. He’s looking at a “substantial term” at ClubFed.

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