Pay Out Scheme Ensares Philly Congressman

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) â€" A retired Philadelphia judge has admitted in federal court his part in a pay-out scheme involving a longtime Philadelphia congressman during a 2012 primary election race.

Former city judge Jimmie Moore pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of filing a false campaign finance report.

In exchange for withdrawing from the primary, Moore admitted he knowingly hid $90,000 given to him by Congressman Bob Brady’s campaign. The move was part of a cooperating plea agreement arranged with the government.

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