William F. Keller
|William F. Keller|
Keller being honored by the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, 2010
|Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 184th district
January 5, 1993
|Preceded by||Connie McHugh|
January 19, 1951 |
|Alma mater||La Salle University|
Since 1974, he has been the owner of KO Sporting Goods in Philadelphia. He also worked as a longshoreman from 1968 through 1992 and was a member of the International Longshoremen's Association, Local 1291. He was first elected to represent the 184th legislative district in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1992.
On August 18, 2010, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Internal Revenue Service raided the homes and offices of Keller and those of his business partner, Mark Olkowski, as well as his chief of staff, Lorraine DiSpaldo, and a former staffer and then traffic court judge, Robert Mulgrew. Olkowski, DiSpaldo, and Mulgrew later pleaded guilty to various fraud and tax-evasion charges. Keller was never charged with any crime, and claimed to be unaware of the criminal activity.
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- "New Jersey Businessman Pleads Guilty to Tax Charges". Federal Bureau of Investigation.
- "Judge Hands Down Prison Term for Fraud Scheme Involving Former Traffic Court Judge". Federal Bureau of Investigation.
- "Former Philadelphia Traffic Court Judge Pleads Guilty to Scheme That Defrauded Pennsylvania of State Grant Funds". Federal Bureau of Investigation.
- "South Philly state Rep's business partner indicted on tax charges". Philadelphia Daily News.
- Pennsylvania House of Representatives - William F. Keller (Democrat) official PA House website
- Pennsylvania House Democratic Caucus - William F. Keller official Party website
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