Former Ald. Ed Vrdolyak Plans To Plead Guilty To Tax Evasion In Tobacco Settlement SchemeFormer Ald. Edward R. Vrdolyak plans to change his plea to guilty Thursday for a federal tax charge tied to a tobacco settlement scheme.
Former Ald. Ed Vrdolyak's Associate Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion In Tobacco Settlement SchemeAn associate of former Ald. Edward R. Vrdolyak has pleaded guilty to a federal tax charge tied to a tobacco settlement scheme that alleges the associate and the former alderman failed to pay taxes on millions from Illinois' multibillion dollar settlement with tobacco companies in the 1990's.
Chicago Is The Most Corrupt American City: ReportThe Chicago metropolitan area was ranked as the most corrupt U.S. city in a new report from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Chicago Still Most Corrupt City in U.S.Statewide, more than 2,000 public officials were convicted of public corruption during the past four decades, with Chicago cases accounting for 1,706 of those cases.