Pennsylvania Judge Found Guilty in Corruption Trial


A federal court in Scranton has found former Luzerne County judge Mark Ciavarella guilty of racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering, four counts of mail fraud and one county of money laundering.
He was found not guilty of 10 counts of receiving a bribe, eight counts of extortion and four counts of wire fraud.
The judge was accused of taking kickbacks in exchange for sending youthful offenders to a privately-run juvenile detention center.
He faces up to 157 years in prison.

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