Philly treasurer facing fraud charges, U.S. Attorney says

BY: - September 26, 2020

Christian Dunbar was fired after he was arrested Friday on multiple federal charges that he bilked his former bank clients out of $15,000 and used a sham marriage to obtain U.S. citizenship.

Attorney in Kenyatta Johnson case accuses U.S. Attorney of ‘conflict of interest’

BY: - February 17, 2020

Patrick Egan, who represents Johnson, 46, said that William McSwain, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, did the right thing when he recused himself from the trial of Johnson and his wife, Dawn Chavous, 40. McSwain recused himself because he was once a partner at the law firm of Feagre Drinker Biddle & Reath, where Chavous’ attorney, Barry Gross, is a partner.

Former Philly fraud investigator indicted for allegedly taking $22k in bribes and kickbacks

BY: - September 12, 2019

The accused, Jeffrey Blackwell, 46, is a former fraud-buster, and a member of a well-connected Philly political family.