Feds: Man Threatened To Make Vrdolyak’s Secret Deal ‘Front Page News’The Chicago attorney indicted along with former Chicago Ald. Edward Vrdolyak once threatened to sue the ex-politician, make “front page news” and “open a can of worms” over a secret deal that has so far netted them over $10 million, federal prosecutors say.
Former Alderman Vrdolyak Pleads Not Guilty To Tax EvasionFederal prosecutors have alleged former Ald. Edward Vrdolyak schemed with two attorneys to get a cut of legal fees from the state of Illinois’ lawsuit against tobacco companies in the 1990s, despite not being authorized to work on the case and doing no work on the lawsuit.
Former Alderman Vrdolyak Indicted For Tax EvasionFormer Alderman Ed Vrdolyak has been indicted on federal tax evasion charges, tied to legal fees he and another attorney collected for their work on a lawsuit against several tobacco companies.
New Play Tells Sordid Tale Of Convicted Politial Insider Stuart LevineThe rise and fall of one of a key Illinois political insider and power broker now behind bars on corruption charges is the basis for a new theater production in Chicago this fall.
Vrdolyak Released From Home Confinement EarlyFormer alderman and political powerbroker Edward Vrdolyak is completely free, after being released from home imprisonment three months ahead of time.
Vrdolyak Released From PrisonFormer Chicago alderman and political powerbroker Edward Vrdolyak will be released from prison Thursday.
Ed Vrdolyak Reports To PrisonFormer Ald. Edward "Fast Eddie" Vrdolyak has reported to federal prison to serve his sentence for mail fraud.
UPDATED: 10 Months In Prison For VrdolyakThe former Chicago alderman and longtime political power-broker known as “Fast Eddie” was sentenced to 10 months in prison Friday for a $1.5 million real estate kickback scheme.
Vrdolyak Goes Fancy For Community Service SentenceFormer Ald. Ed Vrdolyak reportedly spent many hours of his community service sentence organizing a fancy fundraiser.