Rita Crundwell

DePaul Filmmaker Develops Documentary On Dixon's Rita CrundwellA new documentary film is in the works about one of the biggest municipal thefts in history.
Dixon OKs $40M Settlement With Auditors Who Missed Massive EmbezzlementOfficials of the northern Illinois community of Dixon approved a $40 million settlement late Tuesday with auditors and a bank in the case of former Comptroller Rita Crundwell's theft of nearly $54 million in city funds.
Dixon To Recoup $40 Million After Crundwell TheftsDixon Mayor Jim Burke said Wednesday that the city has settled a lawsuit with auditors and a bank in connection with Crundwell's thefts.
Crundwell Appeals Sentence, Lawyer Claims Dixon Residents 'Not Victims'An attorney for the former Dixon comptroller, who was convicted of stealing nearly $54 million from the northern Illinois city, is appealing her nearly 20-year federal prison sentence.
Ex-Dixon Comptroller Serving Time In Minnesota PrisonThe convicted former comptroller of Dixon, Ill., who stole tens of million of dollars in city money, has arrived at her final prison destination.
Crundwell Moved To Chicago Jail Before Prison AssignmentA former northern Illinois comptroller sentenced this year for stealing nearly $54 million from her community has been transferred to a federal jail in downtown Chicago.
State Charges Dropped Against Ex-Dixon Comptroller, Last Home SoldProsecutors have dropped state charges against former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell, who has already admitted in federal court that she stole nearly $54 million in public money.
Crundwell Jewelry To Be Auctioned Off This WeekendThe U.S. Marshals Service plans to auction off another 351 items from the loot bought with the $53.7 million Rita Crundwell embezzled from the city while she was Dixon's city comptroller.
First Mugshot: Dixon Comptroller In CustodyCBS 2 has obtained former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell's first mug shot since her sentencing last Thursday.
Crundwell Gets Nearly 20 Years For Embezzling $53M From DixonThe former comptroller in Dixon, Ill., was sentenced Thursday to 19 1/2 years in prison for embezzling $53 million from the town.
Feds: Former Dixon Comptroller Should Get Maximum 20-Year SentenceDuring the course of questioning, Rita Crundwell told investigators she took $10 million, a court filing says. But in her plea deal she admitted to stealing more than $53 million over a 22-year period.
Ex-Dixon Comptroller's Ranch Sold To NephewThe expansive ranch owned by former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell was sold Friday to her nephew and his wife for more than a million dollars.
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