Celebrity Sports Better Robert Gorodetsky Admits To $9.6 Million FraudCelebrity sports gambler Robert Gorodetsky pleaded guilty to fraud charges Wednesday, following charges that he defrauded someone out of $9.6 million.
Ed Vrdolyak Seeks To Have Sentencing Hearing Postponed After Fall At HomeFormer Ald. Ed Vrdolyak asked to have his sentencing hearing postponed Thursday, after he fell and hurt himself and home.
Ex-Alderman Ed Vrdolyak Pleads Guilty To Tax EvasionThe charges come from an indictment accusing him of tax evasion charges tied to money he allegedly collected from a tobacco lawsuit settlement he never actually worked on.
Cohen Avoided Taxes, Jacked Up Interest Rate On Loans He Made To Chicago Taxi Operator, Feds SayPresident Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, illegally hid millions of dollars in income he received in a financial arrangement with a Chicago tax cab operator, federal prosecutors said Friday.
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.
Defense Grills Star Witness Rick Gates In Paul Manafort TrialThe defense in the trial of Paul Manafort went on the attack Tuesday against the government's star witness, Rick Gates.
Former Congressman Mel Reynolds To Be Sentenced On Tax ChargesFormer U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds, who failed to file tax returns for income he made while consulting for Chicago businessmen in Africa, is about to learn his punishment.
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.
In Court, Mel Reynolds Claims Scheme To Bribe Zimbabwe Dictator MugabeReynolds said a clout-heavy Chicago businessman tried to use a partnership with Reynolds to funnel bribes to officials in Zimbabwe.
Willie Wilson Says He Paid Mel Reynolds Thousands To Consult In AfricaWilson took the stand in federal court on the first day of Reynolds’ trial on misdemeanor charges alleging he failed to file his tax returns
Mel Reynolds’ Misdemeanor Tax Case Finally Headed To TrialReynolds is preparing to defend himself at trial starting Monday, where he may find himself questioning prominent Chicagoans under oath.
Owner Of Cesar's Killer Margaritas In Lakeview Charged With Theft, Tax EvasionAttorney General Lisa Madigan announced Wednesday that an owner of a Chicago restaurant was charged with underreporting more than $1 million in sales.
Recycling Company Owner Accused Of Landfilling Hazardous WasteBrian Brundage, former owner of Chicago Heights-based Intercon Solutions Inc. and current owner of Gary, Indiana-based EnviroGreen Processing LLC, was indicted on five counts of income tax evasion, four counts of mail fraud and two counts of wire fraud, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney’s office.
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.