Pa. Lawmaker, Sister Charged In Ghost-Worker Scheme

State Lawmaker Charged
APRep. Jose Miranda.

By Dave Warner

PHILADELPHIA, Jan 27 (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania state representative was accused on Monday of a so-called ghost employee scam, in which he allegedly hired a no-show worker in order to funnel money to his sister.

Democratic state Rep. Jose Miranda and his sister Michelle Wilson each are charged with criminal conspiracy, perjury and conflict of interest, according to the office of Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams.