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.READ MORE: Bill Geared Toward Creating More Affordable Housing Passes Out Of Illinois Senate Committee
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.READ MORE: MISSING: Sariyah, 10, From Matteson
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Tobolski stepped down in March.