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Daily Archives: February 18th, 2011

CIAVARELLA GUILTY ON 12 OF 39 CHARGES

Former Judge Mark A. Ciavarella Jr was found guilty in the “Kids For Cash” case of 12 counts, including Federal racketeering, conspiracy, and tax evasion. He faces up to 15 years in prison according to Assistant U.S. Attorney William Houser.reports

BY DAVE JANOSKI, times tribune

The kids-for-cash prosecution of former judge Mark A. Ciavarella Jr. grew from a probe that sent Bufalino Crime Family mobster William D’Elia, to prison for 87 months for money laundering, the lead prosecutor in the Ciavarella case said today in a post-verdict press conference.   http://citizensvoice.com/prosecutor-ciavarella-probe-stemmed-from-d-elia-investigation-1.1107127#ixzz1ELeOrYm5