Former Attorney Gets Over 4 Years For Stealing $1M From Estates Of Dead ClientsRobert B. Beck, 50, of Mount Prospect, pleaded guilty in September to a single felony count of theft between $500,000 and $1 million, according to the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office.
Scam Artists Steal Cash, Jewelry From Elderly Woman In HuntleyA couple scam artists bilked a 90-year-old woman out of jewelry and cash on Tuesday when one of them posed as a village worker stopping by her home in northwest suburban Huntley.
Chicago Woman Charged In Auto Theft, Chase, CrashJamesha McChristine faces several charges after she stole a woman’s SUV from a west suburban driveway Wednesday afternoon and led police on a chase before crashing into an apartment building.
Former State Contractor Charged With Stealing From Elderly PersonMary E. Pfingston, 41, of Joliet, was charged with felony counts of financial exploitation of the elderly, theft and public contractor misconduct, according to the Kane County state’s attorney’s office and Illinois State Police.
Chicago Man Charged With Stealing From Lisle Special Ed SchoolKenan Bektasevic, 29, was charged with two felony counts of burglary for stealing from Giant Steps, 2500 Cabot Drive in Lisle, according to a statement from the DuPage County state’s attorney’s office.
CPD Releases Photos Of Mag Mile Thieves Who Used Mallets To Steal WatchesChicago police have released surveillance camera images of three males who twice used mallets to smash open display cases and steal "high-value" wristwatches at a Magnificent Mile store in the past few weeks.
Man Charged In Donation Jar TheftSean Schuman told detectives he swiped a collection jar because he needed money for his granddaughter’s birthday party and utility bills.
Smash And Grab Theft At Mag Mile StorePolice are looking for a trio of thieves who stole watches from a Magnificent Mile shop after using a mallet to smash open display cases Friday morning.
Man Charged With Stealing Charity Jar From Riverside Gas StationOfficers responded about 10:20 p.m. Friday to a reported theft at the Amstar gas station at 3346 Harlem Avenue, Riverside police said.
Crundwell Documentary Returns To Dixon, IllinoisA documentary detailing former Dixon bookkeeper Rita Crundwell's theft of nearly $54 million from the northern Illinois city is scheduled to be shown later this month.
Police Warn Of Catalytic Converter Thefts In Lincoln ParkPolice are warning residents about a recent string of catalytic converters thefts in the Lincoln Park neighborhood on the North Side.
Phone Thieves Lay Trap For VictimsThe newest scam surfaced after phone thefts at Chicago's Lollapalooza. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.

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