Evanston Businessman Accused Of Falsifying Loan Application, Trying To Bilk Federal Paycheck Protection ProgramAn Evanston business owner stood charged Tuesday night with falsifying a loan application to try to bilk the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program out of $400,000.
75-Year-Old Man Sentenced For Illinois Bank FraudThe banks involved were in Benton, Carbondale, Effingham, Greenville, Mount Vernon and Nashville.
Man Gets 12-Year Prison Term For Stealing IDs, Bank FraudThe IDs primarily belonged to chiropractors but in one case he used the identity of an 11-year-old Idaho boy to try to get a loan for a 2011 Jaguar.
Federal Judge Refuses To Acquit Jurist Convicted Of FraudEarlier this year, a jury convicted Cook County Circuit Judge Jessica O'Brien of fraudulently obtaining mortgages for Chicago investment properties and illegally pocketing more than $300,000.
Michael Cohen Decides To Take Plea Deal With DOJFormer longtime Trump attorney Michael Cohen has decided to take a plea deal with the Justice Department to resolve his criminal investigation, and this was expected to be a straight plea deal to resolve the case against him, CBS News' Paula Reid has confirmed.
Manafort Jury Ends First Day Of Deliberations Without A VerdictManafort is facing 18 counts of tax evasion, bank fraud and hiding foreign bank accounts brought by special counsel Robert Mueller.
Manafort, Mueller And Trump Wait For Jury's VerdictPaul Manafort's fate -- and possibly the future of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election -- is now in the hands of 12 men and women from Northern Virginia.
Paul Manafort's Trial In Virginia Pushed Back To July 24Judge T.S. Ellis said the delay is "owing to a family member's medical procedure," without providing further details.
Lawyer For Indicted Judge Claims Feds Targeted Her Because Of Her JobJessica Arong O’Brien is charged with bank fraud and mail fraud affecting a financial institution.
Indicted Cook County Judge Says FBI Recorded Her Phone CallsThe FBI twice recorded phone calls placed to a Cook County judge last fall while they were investigating her for fraud, court records show.
11 Charged With Bank Fraud For Credit Card SchemeEleven people have been charged with bank fraud for a scheme that involved fraudulently obtaining credit cards and quickly maxing them out.
Former Block 37 Developer Convicted Of FraudThe president of a prominent Chicago real estate company best known for developing Block 37 in the Loop has been convicted on fraud charges related to the redevelopment of the old Goldblatt’s department store in Uptown, federal authorities said.
Rep. Ford To Be Sentenced In Tax CaseThree days after being re-elected, Illinois state Rep. LaShawn Ford will learn if he'll have to spend time behind bars for shortchanging the Internal Revenue Service of $3,782.
Feds Charge 29 In $1.7M "Card-Cracking" Bank Fraud SchemeFederal prosecutors have charged more than two dozen people who allegedly used rap music videos and social media to help convince people with debit cards to sell their PINs and passwords as part of a scheme to defraud banks out of more than $1.7 million.
Feds Drop Bank Fraud Charges, State Rep. Ford Pleads Guilty To Tax ChargeIn a rare and surprising move, federal prosecutors have dropped 17 felony bank fraud charges against state Rep. La Shawn Ford (D-Chicago), and allowed him to plead guilty instead to a single misdemeanor tax charge.