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
Charges Dismissed Against Man Accused Of Forging Divorce DocumentA Northlake man accused of forging a divorce document to get his church's blessing to remarry has been cleared of criminal charges, after his attorney successfully argued the prosecution was a violation of the separation of church and state.
Caregiver Steals $44,000 From Elderly Woman An attorney for Olga Vanis says her bank bears blame for not detecting obvious forged checks. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Alvarez Files Suit Seeking Ouster Of Thornton HS Board PresidentLast month, Kenneth Williams received a letter from the state’s attorney’s office demanding he resign because he’s a felon. He was convicted of forgery in Indiana in 1985.
State’s Attorney Demands School Board President Resign Over FelonyThe Cook County State’s Attorney’s office is demanding the president of a south suburban school district step down because of a felony conviction, the Sun-Times is reporting.
Granddaughter Accused Of Stealing Over $200,000 From GrandmaA Palatine woman has been arrested on charges she stole more than $200,000 from her 98-year-old grandmother.