Embezzlement

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McHenry County Woman Gets 4 Years For Stealing $185,000 From Employer

A woman is going to spend four years in prison for embezzling her employer in Algonquin.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

John Pallohusky, the former head of the Chicago Police Sergeants Association, has pleaded guilty to a charge of theft for embezzling more than $1 million from the union. He’s been suspended without pay from the department since his 2009 arrest. (Credit: Chicago Police Sergeants Association)

Cop Who Stole From Union Gets 12 Years

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.

06/05/2012

Rita Crundwell, the former comptroller of Dixon, Illinois, arrives at the federal courthouse in Rockford for her arraignment on charges she embezzled $53 million from the town since 1990. (Credit: CBS)

Ex-Dixon Comptroller Pleads Not Guilty To $53M Embezzlement Scheme

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.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2012

John Pallohusky, the former head of the Chicago Police Sergeants Association, has pleaded guilty to a charge of theft for embezzling more than $1 million from the union. He’s been suspended without pay from the department since his 2009 arrest. (Credit: Chicago Police Sergeants Association)

Former Cop Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $1M From Union

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.

CBS 2–04/17/2012

Toys For Tots

Anonymous Donor Gives $25K To ‘Toys For Tots’ After Theft

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.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

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Former Ambulance Service Exec Admits To Embezzlement

A former ambulance service executive from Wayne, Ill., has admitted to embezzling from her company, while making a $200,000 salary.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

U.S.currency. (credit: BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Law Firm Office Manager Gets 8 Years For Stealing Nearly $900,000

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.

04/12/2011

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Glenview Restaurant Bookkeeper Charged With Embezzlement

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.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2011

Scales Of Justice

Bank Official Admits Embezzling $50,000

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.

12/03/2010

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