Judge: Ex-Alderman Medrano Pulled Off 'Corruption Trifecta'U.S. District Judge John Tharp gave the disgraced politician the additional 30 months in prison for paying a bribe to seal a dirty deal to win medical contracts from Los Angeles County.
Former Alderman Gets 10.5 Years For Bribe SchemeDisgraced former Chicago Ald. Ambrosio Medrano was sentenced to 10½ years in prison Friday by a federal judge who called the serially corrupt Southwest Side politician a “cynical” operator who followed the city’s unofficial motto, “Where’s mine?”
Federal Informant Found Dead Of Apparent SuicideMichael DiFoggio, 58, was found inside the office of his business in the 3200 block of South Shields Avenue, around 10 p.m. Tuesday, with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
Cicero Hired Crooked Ex-Chicago Alderman To Run FestivalsBy at least one measure, he’s the most corrupt former Chicago alderman of all time.
Former Alderman Medrano Convicted In Bribery CaseA jury has convicted a former Chicago alderman of a single count of conspiracy to commit bribery.