Con Man Gets 12 Years For $23 Million Sports Memorabilia FraudKnowing he would soon be sentenced for a brazen $23 million scam involving scores of phony pieces of sports memorabilia, an Arkansas con man looked at his oldest son in court and said, “I screwed it up.”
‘Lizard Squad’ Hacker Admits To Conspiracy Targeting ‘Thousands’A Maryland man with ties to international hacking groups with “thousands of victims” pleaded guilty in Chicago Tuesday to a conspiracy that may land him behind bars.
Berwyn Man Gets 14 Years For Trafficking Illegal GunsMiguel Martinez sold firearms illegally to a cooperating witness who didn’t have a FOID card or concealed carry license.
Chicago Trader Who Stole $1.7M From Clients Gets 5 Years In PrisonRandall Rye, 26, pleaded guilty earlier this year to a count of wire fraud, prosecutors said.
No Prison Time For Ex-Cop Tied To Wrigleyville Rooftop SchemeRichard Zasiebida pleaded guilty in July 2016 to dodging about $140,000 in federal taxes in connection with the Wrigleyville fraud.
Chicago Trader Gets 1 Year For Stealing Trade Secrets From EmployerDavid J. Newman, 34, pleaded guilty to one count of theft of trade secrets last year, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office.
Tough-Talking Reputed Mobster Gets 7 Years For ATM ScamWhen Gheorgui Martov’s sentence is complete, he is likely to be deported to Bulgaria, where he was born and raised.
Woman Convicted In Crash Pleads Guilty To Driving On Revoked LicenseA woman who was charged in a 2007 crash that killed two teenagers pleaded guilty to driving while her license was revoked last month.
Man Pleads Guilty In Theft Of More Than 100 Guns From Rail YardAndrew Shelton, also known as “Manki,” had been facing trial next month for the April 12, 2015, theft that put more than a hundred stolen Ruger firearms on the streets of Chicago.
Feds: $1M Stolen From Field Museum Funded Luxury Cars, JewelryFederal prosecutors say the woman who stole nearly $1 million from the Field Museum while working there for a decade used the money to buy expensive clothing, watches, handbags and to drive “one luxury car after another.”
Man Gets 40 Years For Murder Of Friend's Parents In 2011Ehab Qasem, 25, pleaded guilty to one count of murder on March 8 before Judge Neil J. Linehan at the Bridgeview courthouse, according to the Cook County court records.
Decade In Prison Urged For Millionaire-Turned-CriminalFederal prosecutors are seeking a maximum 10-year prison sentence for Thaddeus “T.J.” Jimenez, who became a multimillionaire in a wrongful conviction lawsuit against the city and went on to become a ruthless Chicago gang leader.