Rita Crundwell

Former Dixon Comptroller Rita Crundwell stuffed this Florida home with opulent, custom-made furnishings, authorities say. (CBS)

The Crundwell Mansion, Part 2: Why Did Indicted Dixon Comptroller Build In Florida?

The question remains: Why did Rita Crundwell pick the tiny town of Englewood, Fla. to build her getaway? CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

10/26/2012

Former Dixon Comptroller Rita Crundwell stuffed this Florida home with opulent, custom-made furnishings, authorities say. (CBS)

Take A Tour Of The Florida Vacation Home Of Dixon’s Indicted Ex-Comptroller

Rita Crundwell siphoned millions from the city of Dixon, authorities say. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports on how some of that money may have been used for a Florida mini-mansion.

10/25/2012

Rita Crundwell, the former comptroller of Dixon, Illinois, arrives at the federal courthouse in Rockford for her arraignment on charges she embezzled $53 million from the town since 1990. (Credit: CBS)

Former Dixon Comptroller Requests Public Defender

Former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell wants a public defender to represent her on charges she embezzled millions in public funds.

10/24/2012

Horses from former Dixon city comptroller Rita Crundwell's ranch have been sold at auction after they were seized by the federal government to help repay the city part of the $53 million Crundwell allegedly stole over 22 years. (Credit: CBS)

Auction Of Indicted Comptroller’s Horses, Equipment Yields $6.5M

Federal marshals have started running numbers to tally totals from a weekend auction of property owned by former Dixon Comptroller Rita Crundwell, who is accused of embezzling $53 million over the last 22 years.

CBS 2–09/26/2012

Rita Crundwell, the former comptroller of Dixon, Illinois, arrives at the federal courthouse in Rockford for her arraignment on charges she embezzled $53 million from the town since 1990. (Credit: CBS)

Auction Of Ex-Dixon Comptroller’s Horses Continues Monday

Monday is Day 2 of an auction to sell horses that belongs to a former town official who is now in trouble with the law.

09/24/2012

The quarter horses once owned by Dixon's former comptroller will soon be up for sale. (CBS)

Former Dixon Comptroller’s Horses Now Up For Auction

Scores of horses purchased by a government official who’s accused of absconding with millions of dollars can now be yours, if you have the cash.

WBBM Newsradio–09/07/2012

The quarter horses once owned by Dixon's former comptroller will soon be up for sale. (CBS)

Horses Of Former Dixon Comptroller Prepared For Auction

Authorities offered reporters a look inside the ranch Rita Crundwell built from scratch before she was accused of embezzling millions from the city of Dixon.

08/03/2012

Rita Crundwell, the former comptroller of Dixon, Illinois, arrives at the federal courthouse in Rockford for her arraignment on charges she embezzled $53 million from the town since 1990. (Credit: CBS)

Ex-Dixon Comptroller Pleads Not Guilty To $53M Embezzlement Scheme

The former comptroller and treasurer for the western Illinois town of Dixon has pleaded not guilty to charges she stole more than $50 million from the town.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2012

Rita Crundwell, the former comptroller for the western Illinois town of Dixon, is accused of embezzling $53 million from the town. (Credit: CBS)

U.S. Marshals To Sell Off Indicted Dixon Comptroller’s Horses

Federal marshals are now caring for more than 300 champion horses owned by the indicted former longtime comptroller and treasurer for the town of Dixon, Ill.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2012

Rita Crundwell, the former comptroller for the western Illinois town of Dixon, is accused of embezzling $53 million from the town. (Credit: CBS)

Feds: Former Dixon Comptroller Stole $53 Million From Town

Feds who alleged a $30 million embezzlement scheme in Dixon, Illinois, now say the situation was $23 million worse than that.

05/01/2012

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