The government is asking a federal judge to give the former Crestwood police chief and a former water department operator up to 21 and 27 months in prison, respectively, for their roles in a scheme to use polluted well water in the village’s water supply for more than two decades.
He wouldn’t talk, so it’s back to jail for TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau for refusing to reveal where he’s hidden millions in ill-gotten gains.
A former fundraiser for ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich and former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has agreed to plead guilty to health care fraud charges unrelated to his ties to the two disgraced politicians.
He’s a highly-educated 49-year-old man accused of running a classic government kickback scam, but to Eugene Mullins’ attorney, he’s still “Little Geno,” the 7-year-old South Side boy who “loved sports” and “defended other kids from bullies.”
(CBS) – The Cook County Recorder’s Office handles more than a million documents a year, making it the largest office of its kind in the country But some of those filing documents are criminals who […]
The boss of a Chicago-based healthcare firm is a fraudster who oversaw a massive scam to overbill for doctors’ house calls in six states, federal authorities alleged Tuesday.
Two women from far northwest suburban Harvard are accused of working with a large-scale Nigerian-based scam.
Former Country Club Hills Police Chief Regina Evans pleaded guilty Monday to fraud and money laundering charges related to the misuse of a $1.25 million state grant to a non-profit organization she ran with her husband, Ronald Evans Jr.
Park Ridge police were asking for the public’s health in a fraud investigation against a man they said has been using a fake identity to fleece people in at least four states.
Three con men who met behind bars were headed back to prison for a $3.5 million Ponzi scheme involving comic books, movies and collectibles.
Authorities were warning Chicago area residents about scammers using skimming devices on ATMS to steal money from people’s bank accounts.
One of dozens of alternative energy suppliers now fiercely competing for your business is a company with a bad track record the CBS 2 Investigators have been reporting on for years.
CBS 2 and the Better Government Association first disclosed how Chicago Public School employees were gaming the $175 million program meant for poor children.
The U.S. Marshals Service sold three of convicted Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell’s five properties for more than $3 million on Monday.
The indictment accuses Dr. Paul Madison of ordering his staff to submit false claims for chiropractic manipulation under anesthesia; treatments which were not actually performed.
As he made his first court appearance on federal bank fraud charges, state Rep. La Shawn Ford got the rock star treatment from dozens of West Side residents who came out to show their support for the embattled lawmaker.
The owners of a Waukegan grocery store have admitted to stealing nearly $850,000 from the federal food stamp program.
A Cook County Circuit Court employee has been charged with stealing $3,500 in traffic ticket payments, the fourth clerk’s office employee to face criminal charges this year, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
Top Springfield Republicans are telling Gov. Pat Quinn that he has been too slow purging Medicaid rolls of cheaters.
One of the country’s largest gold buyers has shut down, and is now under investigation by state and federal agencies.