Former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell wants a public defender to represent her on charges she embezzled millions in public funds.
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.
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.
It’s only a recommendation, but a legislative panel says four state facilities targeted by the governor for closure should stay open.