PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois man has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison after selling a pond-clearing solution that included a pesticide not intended to be applied to water.
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DIXON, Ill. (AP) — Federal authorities say allowing imprisoned former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell to keep trophies won during horse competitions allow her to benefit from theft.
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa judge has sentenced a 36-year-old Chicago man to 10 years in prison following his conviction in defrauding two Dubuque businesses.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A former suburban Chicago police chief has pleaded guilty to federal fraud, money laundering and tax evasion charges in connection with a nonprofit organization established in 2005.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A St. Louis man faces up to a decade in federal prison after admitting he failed to begin serving a 366-day sentence for stealing from his former employer.
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered about $90,000 in retirement fund reimbursements owed to former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell be handed over to the court.
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered that about $37,000 of former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell’s assets be turned over to the city as restitution
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago has sentenced a Canadian man to seven years in prison for swindling elderly U.S. victims in an $8 million telemarketing scheme that operated from the Philippines.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. attorney overseeing public-corruption convictions of several black defendants in central Illinois in recent years says racial bias is not involved.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago businessman and his wife were convicted of stealing $3.4 million of state money as part of a fraud scheme involving Illinois Department of Public Health grants.