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.
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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.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A federal jury begins deliberating Wednesday on whether a Chicago businessman and his wife stole $3.4 million they received in state grant funds.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A lawyer for a Chicago couple charged in federal court with stealing more than $3 million in Illinois state grant money says Leon Dingle Jr. trusted his bookkeeper who is to blame for the fraud.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Lawyers for a Chicago couple charged with stealing $3.4 million in taxpayer money intended for use on public-health programs are to address a federal criminal jury.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Four Russian nationals are accused of carrying out a scheme to use electronic devices to cheat slot machines at at least 10 casinos in three states.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A federal judge says he would observe a friend of President Barack Obama testify in court before determining whether prosecutors can treat him as a “hostile witness” in a state-grant fraud trial.
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal authorities arrested a one-time owner of the now-defunct Chicago Rush for alleged fraud in the operation and purchase of the arena football team.
WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP)–A suburban Chicago lawyer has been sentenced to nine years in prison for embezzling more than $1.2 million from clients, including money meant for sick children and blue-collar workers.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A Gibson City man has been convicted of federal mail fraud for selling a product he marketed as an aquatic pesticide that prosecutors say killed fish in ponds and lakes across the country.