Ex-Ney aide Volz gets probation for role in Abramoff lobbying scandal

Crabtree, Susan
September 2007
Hill;9/13/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 105, p6
The article reports on the probation punishment imposed to Neil Volz, former chief of staff to former Representative Bob Ney, for his role in a political lobbying scandal in the U.S. District Judge Ellen Huvelle granted Volz with two years of probation, 100 hours of community service and $2,000 worth of fines. The minimum punishment was rewarded to Volz due to his cooperation with the government. Volz pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges to commit fraud with political lobbyist Jack Abramoff.


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