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  • 1. 127 articles matching "Durant and fraud or Five Squadand date(1/1/1984 to 1/1/2000)" were found.Returning 27 articles.Article 4 of 27, Article ID: 8701080525Published on 02/06/1987, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERMOST CHARGES DISMISSED AGAINST 2 MASTRONARDOSTEXT: A federal court judge yesterday dismissed most of the charges against John V. Mastronardo and his father,Joseph V. Mastronardo Sr., two of seven defendants accused of running a multimillion-dollar gambling and money-laundering operation based in Philadelphia.U.S. District Court Judge Anthony J. Scirica left intact 36 of 42 charges against Joseph Mastronardo Jr., 36,the son-in-law of former Mayor Frank L. Rizzo and the man prosecutors say masterminded the alleged sports-bookmak iYour search terms appear 7 times in this article.Complete Article, 971 words ( $1.95 )Article 5 of 27, Article ID: 8802160950Published on 07/29/1988, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERFIVE SQUAD PROSECUTOR HINTS AT A MURDER PLOTTEXT: A federal prosecutor alleged yesterday that some of the six former members of an elite Philadelphia policedrug unit who have been indicted on racketeering charges plotted last year to kill a witness during the federaltax-evasion trial of another colleague.Assistant U.S. Attorney John P. Pucci made the allegation during an arraignment for Ronald Giongo, one of thesix Five Squad members who were indicted July 19 by a federal grand jury on charges of stealing drugs and morethan $40Your search terms appear 13 times in this article.Complete Article, 648 words ( $1.95 )Article 6 of 27, Article ID: 8901040756Published on 01/18/1989, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERDEFENSE ATTACKS RYANS CONFLICTS IN DRUG-UNIT TRIALTEXT: The defense in the federal racketeering trial of six former Philadelphia police officers focused yesterdayon the differences between Leo Ryans testimony and his earlier statements.A key government witness and former police officer, Ryan was cross-examined for a third day, questioned abouthis turbulent marriage, his one-time addiction to Valium and his relationships with the men who once worked withhim in Five Squad, the now-defunct drug unit.Your search terms appear 10 times in this article.Complete Article, 582 words ( $1.95 )Article 7 of 27, Article ID: 8901130287Published on 02/25/1989, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERHUND FINISHES FIVE SQUAD TESTIMONYTEXT: Former police officer Charles A. Hund 3d underwent his final day of cross- examination yesterday as thedefense in the racketeering trial of six former narcotics officers continued trying to portray him as theepitome of corruption.Hund, 39, has given seven days of pointed testimony against six of his former colleagues in Five Squad, a now-defunct drug unit.Your search terms appear 13 times in this article.Complete Article, 371 words ( $1.95 )Article 8 of 27, Article ID: 8901140718Published on 03/03/1989, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERFIVE SQUAD DEFENSE OPENS CASEDEFENDANTS CHILDREN CONTRADICT HUNDTEXT: The son and teenage daughter of former Philadelphia narcotics officer Ronald Giongo Sr. took the standyesterday in U.S. District Court to help defend their father against charges of corruption.Ronald Giongo Jr., 24, said he frequently had to lend money to his dad. He said that his father never owned anew car, and that the family home in the mountains was just a small trailer on a chunk of property, half ofwhich was swamp.Your search terms appear 9 times in this article.Complete Article, 661 words ( $1.95 )
  • 2. 2Article 9 of 27, Article ID: 8901150905Published on 03/09/1989, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERFIVE SQUAD DEFENSE ON ATTACKSAYS EVIDENCE REEKS OF DOUBTTEXT: The defense in the federal racketeering trial of six former Philadelphia narcotics officers yesterdayblasted away at the governments case, contending that the evidence boiled down to the unbelievable testimony oftwo crooked cops and three dozen drug dealers."The evidence is fit for a cesspool and it reeks of doubt," declared defense attorney John Rogers Carroll, whorepresents defendant John Wilson, the man who headed Five Squad, a now-defunct drug unit.Your search terms appear 18 times in this article.Complete Article, 758 words ( $1.95 )Article 10 of 27, Article ID: 8901180025Published on 03/15/1989, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERCENTER CITY DEFENSE LAWYER FACES 26 FRAUD AND INCOME TAX CHARGESTEXT: A federal grand jury yesterday accused a Center City lawyer of carrying out two complex schemes to defraudhis mortgage company and his creditors by providing false information and misstating personal assets.David E. Shapiro, 40, a defense lawyer who lives in Huntingdon Valley and has offices in the Lewis TowerBuilding on South 15th Street, was charged with 16 counts of mail and wire fraud and one count of transferringand concealing property of a bankruptcy estate.Your search terms appear 6 times in this article.Complete Article, 367 words ( $1.95 )Article 11 of 27, Article ID: 8902130232Published on 07/07/1989, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERGUILTY PLEA IS ENTERED BY LAWYERTEXT: A Center City lawyer yesterday pleaded guilty to defrauding his mortgage company and his creditors byproviding false information and misstating personal assets.David E. Shapiro, a criminal-defense lawyer with offices in the Lewis Tower Building on South 15th Street,pleaded guilty to all 26 counts of a federal indictment that charged him with fraud and tax violations inconnection with the schemes.Your search terms appear 6 times in this article.Complete Article, 438 words ( $1.95 )Article 12 of 27, Article ID: 8903150570Published on 11/15/1989, PHILADELPHIA INQUIREREX-LAWYER GETS PRISON FOR 2 SCAMSTEXT: A suspended Center City lawyer was sentenced yesterday to two years in federal prison and five yearsprobation for carrying out two intricate schemes to defraud his mortgage company and his creditors by providingfalse information and misstating personal assets.David E. Shapiro, 41, who practiced criminal law in the Lewis Tower on South 15th Street, also was ordered byU.S. District Judge Louis C. Bechtle to perform 1,000 hours of community service.Your search terms appear 6 times in this article.Complete Article, 426 words ( $1.95 )Article 13 of 27, Article ID: 9102110275Published on 07/20/1991, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERFORMER GRAY ACCOUNTANT CHARGED WITH MISREPRESENTATION ON LOANTEXT: A Center City accountant who formerly worked for U.S. Rep. William H. Gray 3d was charged yesterday byfederal authorities with one count of wire fraud, alleging that he made misrepresentations when he applied for abank loan in 1984.Neil B. Godick, 50, had emerged two years ago as a key figure in an investigation involving Gray. After newsreports about the inquiry, the Justice Department - in a highly unusual move - announced that Gray was not atarget of an investigation.Your search terms appear 3 times in this article.Complete Article, 374 words ( $1.95 )Article 14 of 27, Article ID: 9102220459Published on 09/16/1991, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERA SMALL-TIME BONFIRE OF VANITIES BURNS 170TEXT: Despite the confidence he inspired in his clients, aspiring investment mogul Donald Matthew Greth nevermoved with Wall Streets rich and powerful.He ate no power lunches with the likes of Ivan Boesky or Michael Milken. He had no fancy high-rise office. HisD.M.G. Investment Systems and Common Unity Fund Systems had no glossy brochures or detailed prospectuses.Your search terms appear 5 times in this article.Complete Article, 1259 words ( $1.95 )Article 15 of 27, Article ID: 9102220734Published on 09/17/1991, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERPYRAMID DEFENDANT GETS 21-MONTH TERMTEXT: A Montgomery County man who promised investors fantastic financial returns in a crude pyramid scheme thatfell apart after taking in more than $1.5 million was sentenced yesterday to repay the money and spend 21 monthsin federal prison.Donald Matthew Greth, 36, called the punishment "a sentence I deserve," after leaving the courtroom of U.S.District Judge Charles R. Weiner in Philadelphia.Your search terms appear 3 times in this article.Complete Article, 462 words ( $1.95 )Article 16 of 27, Article ID: 9103060724
  • 3. 3Published on 11/14/1991, PHILADELPHIA INQUIREREX-GRAY ACCOUNTANT ADMITS 1984 FRAUDTEXT: A Center City accountant who once worked for former U.S. Rep. William H. Gray 3d pleaded guilty yesterdayin U.S. District Court to one count of wire fraud, admitting that he made misrepresentations when he applied fora bank loan in 1984.Neil B. Godick, 50, had emerged two years ago as a key figure in a federal investigation involving Gray. Afternews reports about the inquiry mentioned Gray, the Justice Department announced that the congressman was not atarget of an investigationYour search terms appear 7 times in this article.Complete Article, 333 words ( $1.95 )Article 17 of 27, Article ID: 9201080398Published on 02/07/1992, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERFORMER GRAY EMPLOYEE IS GUILTY OF LYING ON LOAN FORMTEXT: A Center City accountant who once worked for former U.S. Rep. William H. Gray 3d was placed on probationfor five years and fined $25,000 yesterday for lying about collateral when he applied for a bank loan in 1984.Neil B. Godick, 50, received the sentence from U.S. District Judge Herbert J. Hutton, who also ordered him toperform 100 hours of community service during his probation term.Your search terms appear 6 times in this article.Complete Article, 431 words ( $1.95 )Article 18 of 27, Article ID: 9402010506Published on 06/09/1994, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERAFTER BUSINESS DEAL GOES AWRY, A RUSSIAN PARTNER LIVES IN FEARTHE RISKS OF CAPITALISM CAN MEAN DIFFERENT THINGS IN U.S., SIBERIA.TEXT: For Philadelphia businessman Neil B. Godick, his foray into Siberian capitalism represents a business dealgone awry. But for Alexander Brodsky, the Russian who worked with Godick, its much more.It is, says Brodsky, a dispute that has left him in desperate straits, facing possible retaliation from Russianracketeers.Your search terms appear 3 times in this article.Complete Article, 2096 words ( $1.95 )Article 20 of 27, Article ID: 9501220910Published on 04/17/1995, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERIRS TRIES TO IMPROVE ITS RATE OF COLLECTIONACCORDING TO EXPERTS, WHERE THERES A TAX, THERES A WAY TO CHEAT.TEXT: Today is tax day. Listen to how easy it was for one man to rip off the Internal Revenue Service:"My company filed a total of 9,000 returns in 1992, for tax year 1991, which netted my customers approximately $8million in total refunds. Of that total, I would guess that roughly half of the returns contained falseinformation about dependents, wages or filing status. That year . . . I recognized how easy it was."Your search terms appear 9 times in this article.Complete Article, 1240 words ( $1.95 )Article 21 of 27, Article ID: 9503070976Published on 11/28/1995, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERDOCTOR AND STAFF ACCUSED OF SCAMPROSECUTORS SAY JACK A. DANTON AND FIVE OTHERSDEFRAUDED 13 INSURANCE COMPANIES OF $4 MILLION.TEXT: By March 18, 1992, it was no longer business as usual in the office of Northeast Philadelphia osteopathJack A. Danton.The FBI had ordered Danton to bring his patients files for review by a federal grand jury looking intoinsurance fraud. Federal prosecutors say Danton responded quickly, if not legally. They say he and a secretarywent through patient files, destroying some documents and hiding others.Your search terms appear 14 times in this article.Complete Article, 907 words ( $1.95 )Article 22 of 27, Article ID: 9701110100Published on 01/10/1997, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERINSURANCE FRAUD TRIAL BEGINSPROSECUTORS SAY HUNTINGDON VALLEY OSTEOPATH JACKA. DANTON WAS A PARTICIPANT IN A MASSIVE SCAM.TEXT: A massive insurance fraud case that has brought down several doctors and lawyers in recent years reopenedin federal court yesterday with the trial of a doctor alleged to be a key participant.Huntingdon Valley osteopath Jack A. Danton is accused of playing a major role in an 11-year scheme to defraudinsurance companies of about $4 million by inflating claims for people injured in accidents.Your search terms appear 15 times in this article.Complete Article, 509 words ( $1.95 )Article 23 of 27, Article ID: 9702120056Published on 02/11/1997, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERAREA DOCTOR CONVICTED OF MAIL FRAUDTHE JURY DEADLOCKED ON A RACKETEERING CHARGE AGAINSTOSTEOPATH JACK DANTON. HE COULD BE RETRIED.TEXT: Huntingdon Valley osteopath Jack Danton was found guilty of mail fraud yesterday for participating in ascheme that defrauded insurance companies of $4 million. But the jury in federal court deadlocked on moreserious charges of racketeering and interstate transportation of a security.The verdict was a letdown for federal prosecutors, who had compiled a wealth of evidence against Danton in afive-year investigation that culminated in his trial in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia.Your search terms appear 10 times in this article.Complete Article, 594 words ( $1.95 )Article 24 of 27, Article ID: 9708200038
  • 4. 4Published on 08/19/1997, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERPHYSICIAN IS SENTENCED IN SCAMJACK A. DANTON OF HUNTINGDON VALLEY RECEIVED FIVEYEARS AND WAS ORDERED TO PAY MORE THAN $400,000.TEXT: Huntingdon Valley physician Jack A. Danton blamed his secretary for continuing a $4 million healthinsurance scam long after he had withdrawn from any illicit activities.But a federal judge didnt buy it.Your search terms appear 8 times in this article.Complete Article, 569 words ( $1.95 )Article 25 of 27, Article ID: 9909160152Published on 09/15/1999, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERPHILA. EXECUTIVE TIED TO SCHEMETHE SEC SAID HE SIGNED LETTERS THAT OVERSTATED THEVALUE OF ACCOUNTS MANAGED BY PRINCETON ECONOMICS.TEXT: A Philadelphia securities executive enabled a Princeton money manager to hide more than half a billiondollars in losses by its Japanese clients, according to federal prosecutors and the Securities and ExchangeCommission.William H. Rogers, who was recently suspended as head of futures trading at Republic New York SecuritiesPhiladelphia office, signed up to 200 letters that "falsely overstate" the value of accounts managed byPrinceton Economics International, of Princeton, N.J., accordingYour search terms appear 5 times in this article.Complete Article, 689 words ( $1.95 )Article 26 of 27, Article ID: 9909220101Published on 09/21/1999, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERLONGTIME JANNEY CHIEF TO YIELD TO THE CHAIRMANTEXT: Norman T. Wilde Jr. has been running Janney Montgomery Scott since Richard Nixon moved into the WhiteHouse. Now at age 69, he says its time to go.Wilde will step aside Dec. 31 as chief executive of the 800-broker, $12 billion-asset firm - one of the few bigfinancial companies still based in Center City - in favor of Janneys chairman, Rudolph "Rick" C. Sander.Sander, an Upper Darby native, attended night school at Villanova and Penn, then rose through the ranks at theold Philadelphia bYour search terms appear 2 times in this article.Complete Article, 689 words ( $1.95 )Article 27 of 27, Article ID: 9909250146Published on 09/24/1999, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERACCUSED FINANCIER TRIED TO LIQUIDATE COMPANYU.S. PROSECUTORS GOT A COURT ORDER TO STOP THE MOVE BYMARTIN ARMSTRONG, ACCUSED OF BILKING JAPANESE INVESTORS.TEXT: Martin A. Armstrong Jr., the financial guru accused of bilking Japanese investors out of about $1 billion,may have attempted to thwart U.S. prosecutors by trying to liquidate his New Jersey company in a West Indiesisland court.Princeton Economics International Ltd., the firm run by Armstrong at the heart of the investment turmoil, filedfor bankruptcy last Friday in the Turks and Caicos Islands, where it is incorporated.Your search terms appear 3 times in this article.Complete Article, 694 words ( $1.95 )31 articles matching "Durant and lawyer and date(1/1/1987 to 1/1/2000)" were found.Returning 31 articles.Article 4 of 31, Article ID: 9708200038Published on 08/19/1997, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERPHYSICIAN IS SENTENCED IN SCAMJACK A. DANTON OF HUNTINGDON VALLEY RECEIVED FIVEYEARS AND WAS ORDERED TO PAY MORE THAN $400,000.TEXT: Huntingdon Valley physician Jack A. Danton blamed his secretary for continuing a $4 million healthinsurance scam long after he had withdrawn from any illicit activities.But a federal judge didnt buy it.Your search terms appear 4 times in this article.Complete Article, 569 words ( $1.95 )Article 6 of 31, Article ID: 9702120056Published on 02/11/1997, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERAREA DOCTOR CONVICTED OF MAIL FRAUDTHE JURY DEADLOCKED ON A RACKETEERING CHARGE AGAINSTOSTEOPATH JACK DANTON. HE COULD BE RETRIED.TEXT: Huntingdon Valley osteopath Jack Danton was found guilty of mail fraud yesterday for participatingin a scheme that defrauded insurance companies of $4 million. But the jury in federal court deadlockedon more serious charges of racketeering and interstate transportation of a security.The verdict was a letdown for federal prosecutors, who had compiled a wealth of evidence against Dantonin a five-year investigation that culminated in his trial in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia.Your search terms appear 5 times in this article.Complete Article, 594 words ( $1.95 )Article 7 of 31, Article ID: 9701110100Published on 01/10/1997, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERINSURANCE FRAUD TRIAL BEGINSPROSECUTORS SAY HUNTINGDON VALLEY OSTEOPATH JACKA. DANTON WAS A PARTICIPANT IN A MASSIVE SCAM.TEXT: A massive insurance fraud case that has brought down several doctors and lawyers in recentyears reopened in federal court yesterday with the trial of a doctor alleged to be a keyparticipant.
  • 5. 5Huntingdon Valley osteopath Jack A. Danton is accused of playing a major role in an 11-yearscheme to defraud insurance companies of about $4 million by inflating claims for people injuredin accidents.Your search terms appear 5 times in this article.Complete Article, 509 words ( $1.95 )Article 9 of 31, Article ID: 9503070976Published on 11/28/1995, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERDOCTOR AND STAFF ACCUSED OF SCAMPROSECUTORS SAY JACK A. DANTON AND FIVE OTHERSDEFRAUDED 13 INSURANCE COMPANIES OF $4 MILLION.TEXT: By March 18, 1992, it was no longer business as usual in the office of NortheastPhiladelphia osteopath Jack A. Danton.The FBI had ordered Danton to bring his patients files for review by a federal grand jurylooking into insurance fraud. Federal prosecutors say Danton responded quickly, if not legally.They say he and a secretary went through patient files, destroying some documents and hidingothers.Your search terms appear 5 times in this article.Complete Article, 907 words ( $1.95 )Article 11 of 31, Article ID: 9501220910Published on 04/17/1995, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERIRS TRIES TO IMPROVE ITS RATE OF COLLECTIONACCORDING TO EXPERTS, WHERE THERES A TAX, THERES A WAY TO CHEAT.TEXT: Today is tax day. Listen to how easy it was for one man to rip off the Internal RevenueService:"My company filed a total of 9,000 returns in 1992, for tax year 1991, which netted my customersapproximately $8 million in total refunds. Of that total, I would guess that roughly half of thereturns contained false information about dependents, wages or filing status. That year . . . Irecognized how easy it was."Your search terms appear 9 times in this article.Complete Article, 1240 words ( $1.95 )Article 13 of 31, Article ID: 9203050983Published on 11/14/1992, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERSUBURBAN DRUG RING HELPER IS SENTENCEDALAN I. ROOMBERG LAUNDERED MONEY FOR DRUG DEALERFRANK J. FORLANO. HE RECEIVED A 2 1/2-YEAR JAIL TERM.TEXT: The former accountant for convicted suburban drug trafficker Frank J. Forlano was sentencedto 2 1/2 years in prison yesterday for his role inhelping Forlano launder cash generated by the lucrative drug ring."This is actually a relief that after nearly 4 1/2 years I can begin to finally pay my debt," AlanI. Roomberg told U.S. District Judge Ronald L. Buckwalter, referring to the time that has elapsedsince Forlanos drug organization began to crumble in August 1988.Your search terms appear 4 times in this article.Complete Article, 440 words ( $1.95 )Article 15 of 31, Article ID: 9103060724Published on 11/14/1991, PHILADELPHIA INQUIREREX-GRAY ACCOUNTANT ADMITS 1984 FRAUDTEXT: A Center City accountant who once worked for former U.S. Rep. William H. Gray 3d pleadedguilty yesterday in U.S. District Court to one count of wire fraud, admitting that he mademisrepresentations when he applied for a bank loan in 1984.Neil B. Godick, 50, had emerged two years ago as a key figure in a federal investigationinvolving Gray. After news reports about the inquiry mentioned Gray, the Justice Departmentannounced that the congressman was not a target of an investigationYour search terms appear 6 times in this article.Complete Article, 333 words ( $1.95 )Article 16 of 31, Article ID: 9102220734Published on 09/17/1991, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERPYRAMID DEFENDANT GETS 21-MONTH TERMTEXT: A Montgomery County man who promised investors fantastic financial returns in a crudepyramid scheme that fell apart after taking in more than $1.5 million was sentenced yesterday torepay the money and spend 21 months in federal prison.Donald Matthew Greth, 36, called the punishment "a sentence I deserve," after leaving thecourtroom of U.S. District Judge Charles R. Weiner in Philadelphia.Your search terms appear 2 times in this article.Complete Article, 462 words ( $1.95 )Article 20 of 31, Article ID: 8903150570Published on 11/15/1989, PHILADELPHIA INQUIREREX-LAWYER GETS PRISON FOR 2 SCAMSTEXT: A suspended Center City lawyer was sentenced yesterday to two years in federal prison andfive years probation for carrying out two intricate schemes to defraud his mortgage company andhis creditors by providing false information and misstating personal assets.David E. Shapiro, 41, who practiced criminal law in the Lewis Tower on South 15th Street, alsowas ordered by U.S. District Judge Louis C. Bechtle to perform 1,000 hours of community service.Your search terms appear 4 times in this article.Complete Article, 426 words ( $1.95 )
  • 6. 6Article 22 of 31, Article ID: 8902130232Published on 07/07/1989, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERGUILTY PLEA IS ENTERED BY LAWYERTEXT: A Center City lawyer yesterday pleaded guilty to defrauding his mortgage company and hiscreditors by providing false information and misstating personal assets.David E. Shapiro, a criminal-defense lawyer with offices in the Lewis Tower Building on South15th Street, pleaded guilty to all 26 counts of a federal indictment that charged him with fraudand tax violations in connection with the schemes.Your search terms appear 5 times in this article.Complete Article, 438 words ( $1.95 )Article 23 of 31, Article ID: 8902110127Published on 06/27/1989, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERSOURCE: FBI ASKED GRAY ABOUT PHILA. ACCOUNTANTTEXT: FBI agents who met with Rep. William H. Gray 3d in recent weeks questioned him extensivelyabout a financially troubled Philadelphia accountant who frequently worked for the Democraticcongressman, according to a source close to Gray.The source said the bulk of specific questions put to Gray by the agents concerned Neil B.Godick, president of Godick & Co., a Philadelphia accounting firm that filed for bankruptcy in1987. One of the creditors in those bankruptcy proceedings has accuYour search terms appear 4 times in this article.Complete Article, 1158 words ( $1.95 )Article 24 of 31, Article ID: 8901180025Published on 03/15/1989, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERCENTER CITY DEFENSE LAWYER FACES 26 FRAUD AND INCOME TAX CHARGESTEXT: A federal grand jury yesterday accused a Center City lawyer of carrying out two complexschemes to defraud his mortgage company and his creditors by providing false information andmisstating personal assets.David E. Shapiro, 40, a defense lawyer who lives in Huntingdon Valley and has offices in theLewis Tower Building on South 15th Street, was charged with 16 counts of mail and wire fraud andone count of transferring and concealing property of a bankruptcy estate.Your search terms appear 7 times in this article.Complete Article, 367 words ( $1.95 )Article 25 of 31, Article ID: 8901130287Published on 02/25/1989, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERHUND FINISHES FIVE SQUAD TESTIMONYTEXT: Former police officer Charles A. Hund 3d underwent his final day of cross- examinationyesterday as the defense in the racketeering trial of six former narcotics officers continuedtrying to portray him as the epitome of corruption.Hund, 39, has given seven days of pointed testimony against six of his former colleagues in FiveSquad, a now-defunct drug unit.Your search terms appear 7 times in this article.Complete Article, 371 words ( $1.95 )Article 26 of 31, Article ID: 8901040756Published on 01/18/1989, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERDEFENSE ATTACKS RYANS CONFLICTS IN DRUG-UNIT TRIALTEXT: The defense in the federal racketeering trial of six former Philadelphia police officersfocused yesterday on the differences between Leo Ryans testimony and his earlier statements.A key government witness and former police officer, Ryan was cross-examined for a third day,questioned about his turbulent marriage, his one-time addiction to Valium and his relationshipswith the men who once worked with him in Five Squad, the now-defunct drug unit.Your search terms appear 8 times in this article.Complete Article, 582 words ( $1.95 )Article 31 of 31, Article ID: 8701080525Published on 02/06/1987, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERMOST CHARGES DISMISSED AGAINST 2 MASTRONARDOSTEXT: A federal court judge yesterday dismissed most of the charges against John V. Mastronardoand his father, Joseph V. Mastronardo Sr., two of seven defendants accused of running amultimillion-dollar gambling and money- laundering operation based in Philadelphia.U.S. District Court Judge Anthony J. Scirica left intact 36 of 42 charges against JosephMastronardo Jr., 36, the son-in-law of former Mayor Frank L. Rizzo and the man prosecutors saymasterminded the alleged sports-bookmak iYour search terms appear 7 times in this article.Complete Article, 971 words ( $1.95 )

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