It's game on for the Fumo appeal. Ending months of suspense, federal prosecutors in Philadelphia who secured the conviction of former Pennsylvania state Sen. Vincent Fumo have been granted permission to pursue an appeal to challenge Fumo's 55-month prison sentence as too lenient. That means Fumo will be pursuing his own cross-appeal to challenge his conviction last year on 137 counts of fraud, tax offenses and obstruction of justice.
Federal Prosecutors Get OK to Appeal Former Senator's Fraud Sentence
The Legal Intelligencer
June 29, 2010