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Tuesday, August 05, 2014

PA Congressman’s Son, Fattah Jr., Charged With Fraud

PHILADELPHIA — The son of a Philadelphia congressman has been indicted on bank fraud, tax and theft charges, accused of stealing federal funds for city schools and using business loans to pay off mostly personal expenses, including more than $30,000 in gambling debts, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.

Chaka Fattah Jr., 31, surrendered at the federal courthouse and vowed to clear his name. He was scheduled for a court appearance later Tuesday.

“I just think that this entire investigation has been politically motivated and I’m looking forward to my day in court,” he told WPVI-TV at the courthouse.

A federal indictment accuses Fattah, son of Democratic U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, of lying about his income to obtain more than $200,000 in business loans.

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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

His pockets were getting fattah

Anonymous said...

Another Liar

Anonymous said...

just another knee grow

Anonymous said...

What an un-American family changing their names from American to African Muslim names.

Chaka Fattah (born Arthur Davenport; November 21, 1956) is the U.S. representative for Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district, serving since 1995. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He previously served in the Pennsylvania Senate and the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

His parents, David Fattah (born Russell Davenport) and Sister Falaka Fattah (born Frances Brown, also known as Queen Mother Falaka Fattah), are community activists in West Philadelphia, where they are building an "urban Boys' Town" through their organization, the House of Umoja.[3] He has five brothers.[4]