Kickbacks

Former Ald. Ambrosio Medrano (CBS File Photo)

Former Alderman Pleads Guilty In Third Corruption Case

Former Chicago Ald. Ambrosio Medrano pleaded guilty Tuesday to wire fraud, and prosecutors want to send him to prison for about 20 years.

09/24/2013

Raghuveer Nayak,‘ a former campaign fundraiser for U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.), who was also a key figure in the Rod Blagojevich scandal, leaves the Dirksen Federal Building Wednesday, June 20, 2012 after a court hearing. | Rich Hein~Sun-Times

Blagojevich, Jackson Fundraiser To Plead Guilty In Fraud Case

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.

09/20/2013

Court Case Graphic

Psychiatrist Accused Of Taking Kickbacks; Filing 140,000 False Claims

A Chicago psychiatrist is accused in a federal lawsuit of taking illegal kickbacks from drug companies and submitting at least 140,000 false Medicare and Medicaid claims for antipsychotic medications he prescribed to thousands of mentally ill patients in area nursing homes.

11/15/2012

Stuart Levine, flanked by his attorneys, leaves the Dirksen Federal Courthouse (CBS File Photo)

Blagojevich Insider Stuart Levine Sentenced To 51/2 Years In Prison

A political insider who became one of the government’s key witnesses in the corruption investigation of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s administration was sentenced Thursday to 5 1/2 years in prison.

07/19/2012

FBI

Federal Sting Nets 7 In Grant Bribery Scheme

A campaign worker for former state Sen. Rickey Hendon is among the seven people arrested on federal bribery charges.

07/17/2012

Antoin 'Tony' Rezko

Rezko Sentencing Delayed Again

Sentencing has been delayed again for convicted political fixer Antoin “Tony” Rezko, a former fundraiser for ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

Prison fence

Mortgage Scam Artist Going To Prison For 17 Years

A South Holland man is going to prison for 17 years for running a mortgage fraud scam that cost lenders about $16 million.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2011