Chicago Man Wanted For Money LaunderingRafael Munguia, 47, is wanted for Class 1 felony counts of conspiracy to commit money laundering exceeding $500,000, money laundering exceeding $500,000 and money laundering between $100,000 and $500,000, according to a statement from the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office.
Company Faces Federal Charges Over Military Equipment Deals With ChinaSome of the materials exported include components used in night vision systems on the M1A1 Abrams tank, the U.S. Armed Forces’ main battle tank, according to a statement from the Department of Justice.
Chicago Couple Convicted Of Stealing State GrantsA Chicago businessman and his wife were convicted Wednesday on more than a dozen counts of stealing $3.4 million in state taxpayer money as part of a rampant fraud scheme involving Illinois Department of Public Health grants.
Attorney Blames Couple's Bookkeeper In Fraud CaseMisplaced confidence, not criminal intent, is to blame for a Chicago couple's involvement in a $5 million fraud scheme that rocked the Illinois Department of Public Health and dragged a friend of President Barack Obama into the spotlight, a defense attorney said Tuesday.
Closing Arguments Continue In Grant Fraud TrialClosing arguments are scheduled Tuesday in the case of 77-year-old Leon Dingle Jr. and his wife, 75-year-old Karin. They face multiple counts of mail fraud, money laundering and conspiracy.
Former Chicago City Comptroller Pleads Guilty To Forgery Case In PakistanMayor Rahm Emanuel’s former comptroller, Amer Ahmad, has admitted in court in Pakistan that he forged documents to flee overseas. But he will not be getting a slap on the wrist anytime soon for making a fake Pakistani National Identity Card and birth certificate, an official in the South Asian country said.
Former Stroger Aide Gets 6 ½ Years In Prison In Corruption CaseAn ex-aide to former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger was sentenced to 6 ½ years in prison Wednesday for steering more than $300,000 in phony county contracts to her own company and her pals.
Naperville Credit Union Robber Sentenced To 17 Years In PrisonA U.S. District Court jury on July 11 found Wayne B. Hill guilty of a total of five counts of bank robbery, possession of stolen money and money laundering. Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman on Monday imposed Hill’s prison term.
Former Countryside Police Chief Facing Federal ChargesThe former police chief of west suburban Countryside was indicted Wednesday on federal fraud and money laundering charges connected to a non-profit helicopter program he ran.
Feds Indict Former City Comptroller For Ohio Money Laundering PlotA former Chicago city comptroller and former Ohio state deputy treasurer accused in a bribery and money laundering scheme will plead not guilty, his attorney said Friday.
Restaurant Manager Stole IDs To Pay For Disney TripsHe may be the world's biggest Disney fan, but a local restaurant manager is in huge trouble with the law for the way he allegedly paid for 15 recent Disney trips.
Former Country Club Hills Police Chief Pleads GuiltyFormer 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.