By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — The former mayor of McCook and Cook County Commissioner Jeff Tobolski is now charged with conspiracy to commit extortion and filing a false tax return.

The feds raided the McCook Village Hall last September.

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Around the same time they also raided former Sen. Martin Sandoval’s home and offices. That warrant revealed federal investigators were looking into numerous companies and people, including Tobolski.

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Sandoval has since admitted to taking bribes.

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Tobolski stepped down in March.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff