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 Carlock, Ill., serve 42 months in federal prison. In addition, Cozart, currently of Fremont, Calif.,…

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 Xanax to a co-defendant, Andrew Strandell, knowing that Strandell would sell the pills on the…

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. DSC Logistics is headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, but has facilities across the country, including…