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DiMasi Scandals Hushed Up

Suffolk clerk postpones Richard Vitale arraignment

By Hillary Chabot

Monday, January 5, 2009 A clerk delayed the arraignment of House Speaker Sal DiMasi’s former accountant Richard Vitale this morning, and, in a highly unusual move, declined to accept a detailed description of the case. The description has even more information about the ticket-scalping bill Vitale pushed, and could shed additional…

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MassGOP Hits DiMasi Over Indictment

Responding to news that Richard Vitale has been indicted, the Massachusetts Republican Party on Thursday called on House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi to cooperate with the State Ethics Commission. http://www.politickerma.com/je… “The onus is now on Speaker DiMasi to dispel the cloud of corruption that floats above his office,” Torkildsen said in a statement. “His business dealings with his indicted friend Richard…

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Another Shoe Drops on DiMasi

( – promoted by Cool Cal) So now we discover that Sal DiMasi’s personal accountant and private lender wasn’t just working for the ticket scalpers — he was working for Cognos, the subject of the other scandal nibbling at Sal’s freedom. Also in on the deal was Sal’s long-time law associate, Steve Topazio. Software company Cognos ULC hired House Speaker…

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