IDES Sends Social Security Numbers Of 11 Residents To A Random Person: 'It's Just Every Kind Of Wrong'"If it gets into the wrong hands, that could be very very bad."
Chicago Rapper G Herbo, 5 Others Charged With Using Stolen Credit Info For Flights, Vacations, And Designer PuppiesChicago rapper G Herbo and five other men stand indicted on charges of using stolen credit cards to charter private jets, rent exotic cars and a villa in Jamaica, and buy designer puppies.
Chicago Area Day Care Owner Accused Of Money Laundering, Stealing $6 Million In 8-Year SchemeA Chicago area day care owner is now accused of pocketing millions of dollars meant for children and using it to buy a luxury car and a fancy home. 
Woman Headed To Prison For Fraud Obtained COVID-Relief LoanA U.S. District Court judge was asked by federal prosecutors to revoke the bond of Crystal Lundberg, who they say illegally obtained a $150,000 pandemic-relief loan.
CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker Shows How She Protected Her Credit When She Became A Victim Of FraudCBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker has covered all kinds of consumer scams over the years, but now she has become a victim of fraud. 
Woman Pleads Guilty To Scamming People In Cancer HoaxSarah Delashmit, 35, of Highland, Illinois, acknowledged she didn't have breast cancer or muscular dystrophy, yet she was given $2,500 in aid to attend Camp Summit in Texas in 2015 and 2016.
Already Embroiled In Controversy Over Death Of Chicago Man Daniel Prude In Police Custody, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren Indicted In Unrelated Campaign Finance ProbeRochester Mayor Lovely Warren was indicted this week on charges she broke campaign finance rules and committed fraud during her reelection campaign three years ago.
In Search Of Answers From IDES To About Unemployment Fraud"It’s been made clear to me that the agency is working overtime to stand up new programs and find new ways to reach those that rely on the agency services at this critical time."
Stolen Social Security Numbers At The Center Of IDES Scams"It's ridiculous. You have to be by your phone. And if you are not by your phone, you have to register for another phone call."
Pritzker: Illinois Cooperating With Feds On Curbing Unemployment Insurance Fraud"An individual who has not filed an unemployment claim but has received a debit card, or an unemployment insurance letter in the mail, has likely been a target of this fraud."
Rogers Park Homeowner Out $29,000 After Contractor Troupe Construction Didn't Even Start Major Remodeling ProjectCharleen Brown-Muir had big plans for her house in Rogers Park; so big that in May of 2018, she signed an $89,000 deal and gave $29,000 to a contractor upfront to start remodeling.