Amer Ahmad, 38, of Chicago, pleaded guilty to conspiracy and bribery for using his former Ohio government position to secure “lucrative state business” for a friend.
The City of Dixon has only gotten back about one-fifth of the tens of millions of dollars. stolen by its former comptroller, authorities say.
The former comptroller in Dixon, Ill., was sentenced Thursday to 19 1/2 years in prison for embezzling $53 million from the town.
The expansive ranch owned by former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell was sold Friday to her nephew and his wife for more than a million dollars.
The U.S. Marshals Service sold three of convicted Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell’s five properties for more than $3 million on Monday.
Items from former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell’s lavish lifestyle continue to be parceled off one piece at a time.
Former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $53 million from the city since 1990, and using the money to fund a lavish lifestyle, including a world champion horse breeding business.
Former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell wants a public defender to represent her on charges she embezzled millions in public funds.
Monday is Day 2 of an auction to sell horses that belongs to a former town official who is now in trouble with the law.
Scores of horses purchased by a government official who’s accused of absconding with millions of dollars can now be yours, if you have the cash.
Authorities offered reporters a look inside the ranch Rita Crundwell built from scratch before she was accused of embezzling millions from the city of Dixon.
The former comptroller and treasurer for the western Illinois town of Dixon has pleaded not guilty to charges she stole more than $50 million from the town.
Federal marshals are now caring for more than 300 champion horses owned by the indicted former longtime comptroller and treasurer for the town of Dixon, Ill.
Feds who alleged a $30 million embezzlement scheme in Dixon, Illinois, now say the situation was $23 million worse than that.
Illinois keeps falling farther behind on its debt, and Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka says it’s even worse than it appears.
The western suburb of Bellwood is suing its former comptroller, claiming he mishandled the village’s money to benefit himself and other employees.
The Emanuel Administration’s crackdown on scofflaws within the ranks of its own employees seems to be paying off.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle says it was more a matter of negligence than anything criminal that led her to fire of the county comptroller.
Critics say the State of Illinois is robbing Peter to pay Paul in its plans to borrow money to balance the state budget, and now, Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka is calling for major changes.