CHICAGO (AP) — A financial adviser who once had former Chicago Bulls player Scottie Pippen as a client has been found guilty of bank fraud.
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CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Attorney General’s office is asking residents to be on the lookout for a phone scam in which callers posing as government officials attempt to get people to send money by claiming they are under criminal investigation or owe unpaid taxes to the Internal Revenue Service.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — Federal officials say a 54-year-old Cahokia woman has been sentenced to three months in prison and paying back more than $70,000 she’s accused of stealing in pension benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
CHATHAM, Ill. (AP) — A former fire department office manager in central Illinois has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $50,000 from the district.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Executive Inspector General for the Illinois Treasurer has asked Dan Rutherford’s office to review its timekeeping policies after an investigation found three top staff members falsified timecards.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A former human resources director at the Illinois Department of Health pleaded guilty to federal charges related to a $13 million grant fraud case.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — A 59-year-old Chinese national has been sentenced to two years in prison for bilking more than $50,000 from Illinois casinos.
CHICAGO (AP) — A 30-year-old Chicagoan faces federal charges for allegedly bilking nearly 300 Chinese of $160 million, including by assuring them their investments would secure them U.S. residency permits.
CHICAGO (AP) — Three suburban Chicago residents have been indicted on charges that allege they stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from a group that coordinates organ and tissue donations.
TROY, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois woman is facing charges after allegedly trying to scam people for money by falsely claiming she and her son had cancer.