Federal prosecutors in Ohio argue Amer Ahmad—who skipped bail and fled to Pakistan in April after pleading guilty to a kickback scheme he ran while he was Ohio’s deputy state treasurer—deserves the hefty sentence for “a remarkable abuse of office.”
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s former comptroller, Amer Ahmad, has admitted in court in Pakistan that he forged documents to flee overseas. But he will not be getting a slap on the wrist anytime soon for making a fake Pakistani National Identity Card and birth certificate, an official in the South Asian country said.
ayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday announced Daniel Widawsky as his choice to replace Amer Ahmad, who abruptly resigned as city comptroller.
A former Chicago city comptroller and former Ohio state deputy treasurer accused in a bribery and money laundering scheme will plead not guilty, his attorney said Friday.
Prosecutors have dropped state charges against former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell, who has already admitted in federal court that she stole nearly $54 million in public money.
Nearly $8 million has been collected from auctioning property and furniture formerly belonging to Rita Crundwell, the former Dixon comptroller who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $53 million from the city.
Admitted embezzler and former Dixon city comptroller Rita Crundwell lived a lavish lifestyle fueled my millions of dollars she stole from the town.
Former Dixon city comptroller Rita Crundwell pleaded not guilty in Lee County Court to 60 counts of theft on Wednesday.
Federal marshals have started running numbers to tally totals from a weekend auction of property owned by former Dixon Comptroller Rita Crundwell, who is accused of embezzling $53 million over the last 22 years.
The Emanuel Administration says it’s seeing an increase in tax revenues, and that is improving the City’s budget picture, at least a bit.
The City of Chicago is targeting state tax returns to recoup some of the millions of dollars in unpaid parking and red-light camera tickets.