Former Chicago Police Officer Gets 1 Year In Tow Truck ScamFormer Chicago police officer Francis Zoller was sentenced to a year in prison Wednesday, after pleading guilty to fraud and extortion last year. He was charged with participating in an insurance fraud scheme involving a staged accident, in which he accepted a $2,000 bribe from a tow truck driver who was cooperating with the FBI.
Two More Charged In Operation Crew Cut Racketeering CaseTwo felons have joined five other defendants in a major racketeering case targeting an Outfit-connected crew accused of home invasions, armed robberies, burglaries, insurance fraud, prostitution, arson and a plot to murder a witness.
Chicago Cop Sentenced To Prison For Insurance Fraud Following CBS 2 InvestigationA Chicago Police officer was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for insurance fraud by staging an accident and soliciting payoffs from a towing company in exchange for steering it accident business.
Wilmington Firefighter Charged With Torching Own TruckA firefighter from the Will County town of Wilmington is charged with doing the opposite of his job and setting something on fire in a scheme to collect insurance money.
Prosecutors: Woman Defrauded 5 People Out Of Over $50KAn arrest warrant has been issued for a 50-year old northwest suburban woman who allegedly has been telling some tall tales to collect insurance money, and defrauding at least five people out of more than $50,000.