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June 9, 2016

Former Ethics Judge Cops to $3M Fraud

William Bucci, who was named to the Pennsylvania Court of Judicial Discipline in 2005, entered a guilty plea on Wednesday in a $3 million fraud scheme that involved false promises of real estate investments and wine and olive oil imports.

Bucci was initially indicted on one count of submitting a false tax return in April 2014 and later hit with one count of securities fraud, four counts of mail fraud, and one count of mortgage fraud. He “faces a statutory maximum sentence of 145 years in prison, restitution of up to $3.2 million, a possible fine, and up to three years of supervised release, along with a $1,100 special assessment when sentenced.”

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