Friday, October 23, 2020

Former Lower Southampton district judge admits to extortion, money laundering

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For six years John Waltman spent his days sitting in judgment of criminal and civil defendants who appeared in the Lower Southampton district court that he oversaw. Waltman admitted that while he was a district judge he conspired with two other public officials to launder money, accepted a bribe to fix a traffic ticket and tried to extort local businesses with promises of township contracts in exchange for kickbacks.

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