U.S. Attorney’s Office
In a city well-practiced in the way of scams, this is a new one.
A federal lawsuit has been filed against Cook County and its employee pension fund claiming they violated federal law by failing to allow a U.S. Army Reserve member to contribute to her pension while serving in the armed forces.
Federal authorities have arrested the owner of Sacred Heart Hospital on the West Side, as well as another top executive and four doctors, for an alleged kickback scheme.
An alleged plot to bomb a downtown Chicago bar apparently has been foiled, and a young man has been arrested, in a FBI undercover operation.
Operators of a home health care service have been indicted, along with a nurse and two marketers, for kickbacks related to $5 million in Medicare billing.
The federal prosecutor who led the team that convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich is leaving the U.S. Attorney’s office to join a prominent Chicago law firm.
Federal authorities have arrested a Chicago Police sergeant and patrol officer and charged them with stealing $5,200 in what they thought was illicit drug money.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Friday announced partnerships with federal law enforcement to reduce violent crime in police districts on the South and West sides.
A certified public accountant from Vernon Hills stands charged with bilking his clients and a bank out of more than $2 million.
A federal appeals court has now upheld what a federal judge in Chicago concluded almost two years ago: that a lawyer in U.S. Atty. Patrick Fitzgerald’s office committed prosecutorial misconduct.
A 38-year-old Iranian man has pleaded guilty in Chicago to federal felony charges, accused of trying to illegally send missile components to Iran.