Accountant Indicted For Tax FraudOscar Garrett, 55, is accused of obtaining fraudulent Illinois tax returns in the names of more than a dozen clients between 2011 and 2015.
Developer Who Conned Foreign Investors Out Of $160M Gets 3 YearsAnshoo Sethi, 32, pleaded guilty to wire fraud more than a year ago, admitting he provided forged documents — including a bogus letter from Hyatt Hotels — to scam the investors who thought it would go toward Sethi’s hotel.
Manager Charged With Bilking Itasca Company Of More Than $1MMcHenry resident Abel Aguirre, 45, faces four felony theft charges and six felony forgery charges involving his former employer, Itasca-based Fellowes, according to the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office.
Police: Man Used Phony Cash To Buy Food At Elgin RestaurantsAn Elgin man has been charged with forgery for using counterfeit money to pay for meals at two restaurants last month in the northwest suburb.
FBI, Chicago Police Seeking Five In Counterfeit Ticket RingAs the Cubs and White Sox open their seasons tonight, the FBI and Chicago Police are asking for the public's help in catching suspected counterfeit ticket-sellers.
Businessman Goes On Trial For Illegally Lobbying On Behalf Of MugabeProsecutors painted the 72-year-old C. Greg Turner as a greedy opportunist who sought to cash in on President Barack Obama’s election by secretly and illegally lobbying Chicago politicians to lift U.S. sanctions against Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe.
Former Chicago City Comptroller Pleads Guilty To Forgery Case In PakistanMayor 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.
Students Skip Required Community Service, Will Miss GraduationFour dozen Oak Lawn High School seniors won’t be graduating with the rest of their class on Wednesday, after allegedly cheating on their community service hours requirement.
Man Arrested For Selling Fake Blackhawks TicketsA southwest suburban Bolingbrook man is charged with forgery for allegedly selling fake Blackhawks tickets on Craigslist.
Woman On Run For 11 Years Nabbed In NapervilleA former hospital employee who was a fugitive for 11 years in a federal forgery case was arrested after a crash in a Naperville parking lot.
Ex-Hospital Worker Gets Probation For Sending Letters To Patients Saying They Needed LobotomiesProsecutors accused Michelle Morrison of sending letters to Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital patients, claiming their electroshock therapy treatment had not worked.
Police Officer Charged In Mortgage Fraud SchemeDarius Thompson, 32, was charged with multiple counts of felony theft, loan fraud, money-laundering, wire fraud and forgery for his alleged role in a plot to falsify mortgage applications during his previous employment as a loan processor and originator