Former Employees Of King Mini Mart In Chicago Charged For Conspiring To Sell Synthetic Cannabinoids

Chicago, Illinois – The U.S. Attorney’s Office today charged three individuals with federal drug offenses for allegedly conspiring to sell synthetic cannabinoids at a Chicago convenience store. Read more »

Six Employees Of Center For Employment Training In Chicago Indicted For Swindling Federal Financial Aid Program

Chicago, Illinois – Six former employees of a non-profit Chicago post-secondary education institute schemed to enroll fake students in classes as part of a conspiracy to swindle federal financial aid programs out... Read more »
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Owner Of Embeya Restaurant Indicted On Fraud Charges Related To Swindling Investors

Chicago, Illinois – A Chicago restaurateur was charged today with misappropriating funds and swindling investors in his West Loop eatery. Read more »

Former Teller At Chicago Community Bank Gets 15-Month Prison Sentence For $180K Embezzlement Scheme

Chicago, Illinois – A former teller at a South Side bank has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for gradually embezzling approximately $180,000 in bank funds. Read more »

Owner Of Pagecomm Of Illinois Found Guilty Of Evading $800K Income Taxes

Chicago, Illinois – A north suburban businessman who operated a cellular telephone distributorship throughout Illinois and other Midwestern states has pleaded guilty to willfully failing to pay more than $800,000 in personal... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

Owner Of CityScope Productions Gets 30-Month Prison Sentence For Wire Fraud

Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen M. Schenning announced Friday the owner of CityScope Productions, LLC was sentenced to 30 months in prison for defrauding lenders to obtain “bridge financing” for a movie. Fifty-three-year-old... Read more »

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... Read more »