A woman is going to spend four years in prison for embezzling her employer in Algonquin.
The former head of the Chicago Police Sergeants Association was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison for stealing more than $1 million from the union to fund a lavish lifestyle that prosecutors said included gambling trips, steak dinners and a down payment on a home, the Sun-Times is reporting.
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.
The former president of the Chicago police sergeants’ union has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $1 million in union dues to pay for a lavish lifestyle, including a house in the Edgebrook neighborhood.
An anonymous donor helped save Christmas for the local Toys for Tots charity on Tuesday, after news a former volunteer embezzled $25,000 and left Christmas in jeopardy for many disadvantaged children.
A former ambulance service executive from Wayne, Ill., has admitted to embezzling from her company, while making a $200,000 salary.
A longtime office manager at a downtown law firm was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday after she admitted she stole nearly $900,000 of the company’s money to pad her personal bank account and treat herself and her mother to lavish meals.
A former waitress trusted by the family that owns the popular Hackney’s restaurants in Glenview is charged with embezzling more than $186,000 from one of the restaurants.
The vice president of a northwest Indiana bank embezzled more than $50,000 by taking out loans on customers’ accounts and increasing her own mortgage.