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Former Manager Of F & W Lawn Care & Landscape Gets 3 ½ Years In Prison For Defrauding Employer Of $1M

Peoria, Illinois – U.S. District Judge Michael M. Mihm has sentenced a woman who defrauded her former employer, a Bloomington, Ill., landscaping business, of more than $1,000,000. Yesterday afternoon, Dec. 12, Judge Mihm ordered that Tina Cozart, 55, formerly of … Continue reading

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Chicago Chiropractor Gets 20 Months In Prison For Billing Blue Cross Blue Shield For ‘Medically Unnecessary Treatment’

Chicago, Illinois – A chiropractor who owned several clinics in the north suburbs of Chicago has been sentenced to 20 months in federal prison for billing an insurance carrier for medically unnecessary or nonexistent services. As a licensed chiropractor and … Continue reading

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LaSalle County Doctor Illegally Dispensed Opioids In Exchange For Sex, Cash

Chicago, Illinois – A LaSalle County physician admitted in federal court today that he illegally dispensed prescription medications, including opioids, to patients in exchange for cash or sex. In the summer of 2013 Constantino Perales, M.D., illegally prescribed Oxycodone and … Continue reading

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Former Mayor Of Markham Facing Bribery Charges

Chicago, Illinois – The former mayor of south suburban Markham solicited and received bribes from vendors while in office in exchange for steering them city business, according to a 12-count indictment returned in federal court in Chicago.

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Capital One To Lay Off 452 Employees In Illinois

Capital One filed a Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity on September 29. The notice indicates the bank headquartered in McLean, Virginia will lay off 452 employees in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.

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Canadian Man Gets 14-Year Prison Sentence For Distributing 100 Kilos Of Cocaine

Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced Thursday a Canadian man was sentenced to 14 years in prison for trafficking 100 kilograms of cocaine from Chicago to New Jersey and then to Canada.

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Bill Ending Pension ‘Double-Dipping’ To Come Up For A Vote

An effort to eliminate pension “double-dipping” that would give top officials big payouts is scheduled to come up for a vote in September. Under the pension policy, some top county employees, including the county executive, who retire from one position … Continue reading

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DSC Logistics To Lay Off 70 Workers In Raphine

DSC Logistics, Inc., a freight transportation management company, filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) on August 8. The notice stated that the company would lay off 70 employees at its facility at 271 Lofton Road in Raphine, Virginia. … Continue reading

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Four Men Plead Guilty To Dog Fighting In New Jersey

Three New Jersey man and one Illinois man pleaded guilty Friday for participating in an interstate dog-fighting network, which spanned all the way from New Mexico to New Jersey. The arrests were part of the Operation Grand Champion effort to … Continue reading

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U.S. Census Bureau Report Shows Baltimore Population Reaching 100-Year Low

Last week, the U.S. Census Bureau reported the number of people leaving Baltimore had doubled. The report was released as city leaders celebrated signs that appeared to show a slight population gain.

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