Former Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval Charged With Bribery, Filing False Tax Return In Red Light Camera ProbeFour months after federal agents raided his home and offices, former Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval has been charged with bribery and filing a false tax return in connection with his support for the red light camera industry.
Former Dorothy Brown Employee Beena Patel Gets 2 Years For Lies That 'Threw A Wrench In The Wheels' Of Corruption ProbeIn April, a jury convicted Patel of three counts of perjury. Federal prosecutors had accused her of lying to a grand jury about a pay-to-play scheme in Brown’s office.
Court Documents: Associate Clerk's Perjury Affected Prosecutors' 'Ability To File Charges Against Dorothy Brown'Lies to a grand jury by a former associate clerk affected prosecutors' "ability to file charges" against Cook County Circuit Clerk Dorothy Brown, according to court filings released Wednesday.
Speaker Madigan Tells Cook County Democrats Not To Give Former Rep. Luis Arroyo A Say In Picking His SuccessorArroyo has been charged with bribing a state senator in exchange for the senator’s support of sweepstakes-related legislation that would benefit one of Arroyo’s lobbying clients.
Cook County Democratic Party Leaders Urge Ald. Ed Burke, Former Rep. Luis Arroyo To Resign From Party SeatsThe Cook County Democratic Party executive committee voted unanimously to send letters to Arroyo and Burke, asking them to step down because they have been charged with federal crimes.
Rep. Luis Arroyo, Charged With Bribery, Resigns From Illinois HouseArroyo’s resignation comes just hours before a special House investigative committee hearing had been scheduled to begin the process of possibly removing him from office.
Speaker Madigan Takes First Step Toward Removing Rep. Luis Arroyo From Office, Following Bribery ChargeFederal prosecutors said Rep. Luis Arroyo (D-Chicago), was caught on tape paying a $2,500 bribe to a state senator who was wearing a wire for the feds.
State Rep. Luis Arroyo Arrested On Bribery Charge, Caught On Tape Telling State Senator 'This Is The Jackpot'State Rep. Luis Arroyo was arrested Monday on federal bribery charges.
Alderman Burke Pleads Not Guilty Federal Corruption ChargesAld. Edward Burke (14th) pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a new round of federal corruption charges, as Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling for his resignation.
Contractor Convicted Of Paying $100,000 In Bribes To Former Markham Mayor David Webb Jr.A contractor has been convicted of paying nearly $100,000 in bribes to former Markham Mayor David Webb Jr. to guarantee work from the south suburb.
Real Estate Developer Charles Cui Pleads Not Guilty To Bribery Charges Linked To Ald. Edward BurkeA real estate developer from Lake Forest pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he bribed Ald. Edward Burke (14th) in exchange for assistance getting city permits he needed.
Lake Forest Attorney Charles Cui Charged With Bribing Ald. Edward Burke To Help Get Sign Permit; 'I Need His Favor'Already facing federal charges himself, Ald. Edward Burke has been caught up in another scandal, as federal prosecutors have charged a suburban real estate developer with bribing the alderman to get his help arranging for a sign for a retailer that wanted to build on property in Portage Park.
Lori Loughlin, Husband And 14 Parents Face New Charge In College Admissions Scam“Full House” star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, were hit Tuesday with a new charge in the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme.
Former CPD Sergeant Eddie Hicks Found Guilty, Spent 14 Years On The LamA former Chicago police sergeant accused of leading a crew that shook down drug dealers for cash, drugs, and weapons in the 1990s was found guilty on all charges on Monday.
Two Relatives Of Harvey Mayor Eric Kellogg, Two Police Officers, Two Others Charged In Federal ProbeTwo relatives of high-ranking city of Harvey officials, two Harvey police officers, and two others have been charged in a federal corruption probe, hours after FBI agents raided the Harvey Police Department, and a Planning and Development office at the south suburban city hall.