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.
The communications chief for former Cook County President Todd Stroger was indicted on Thursday, accused of steering county business to friends.
A dozen principals and assistant principals have been removed for allegedly scheming to obtain free or reduced-price school lunches for their own children.
Do some popular Metra tickets actually qualify as gift certificates under Illinois law? That’s what one man is arguing in a class-action fraud lawsuit filed Tuesday against the commuter rail agency he calls a “profiteer,” claiming the tickets’ one-year expiration dates are therefore unlawful.
A former executive at a company that administers employee pensions has been indicted for allegedly defrauding benefit plans of more than $8.5 million.
Media mogul Conrad Black has been released from prison, having completed about three of his 6 1/2–year sentence for defrauding investors.
Guards at Menard prison downstate may have committed millions of dollars’ worth of fraud stemming from workers’ compensation payments, the state Department of Corrections has told lawmakers.
Multiple felony charges are expected Wednesday against a 40-year-old man accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a Little League team in northwest Indiana.
Four contractors are being sued by the Illinois Attorney General for ripping off local homeowners, and one of the operations was first exposed by CBS 2′s Dave Savini during a hidden-camera investigation last year.
A Chicago woman says she forked over $1,800 to a company that kept the money instead of paying off her debt. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.