Former State Senator, Gubernatorial Candidate Sam McCann Charged With Using Over $200,000 In Campaign Funds On Personal ExpensesFormer Illinois state Sen. Sam McCann ran for governor of Illinois in 2018, and on Wednesday, he was indicted by a grand jury.
Former Ald. Edward 'Fast Eddie' Vrdlolyak Gets 18 Months In Prison On Tax Evasion ChargesAfter sentencing Vrdolyak, U.S. District Judge Robert Dow said he will hold a hearing in three months to discuss when the 82-year-old former alderman will report to prison.
Former State Sen. Terry Link Pleads Guilty To Tax EvasionAccording to his plea agreement, Link under-repoted his income in 2016 by $93,859, including $73,159 in campaign funds he spent on personal expenses.
Illinois State Sen. Terry Link Indicted On Tax Evasion ChargesIllinois state Sen. Terry Link (D-Vernon Hills) was indicted Thursday on federal tax evasion charges.
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