Algonquin Lawyer Jason Smiekel Pleads Guilty to Murder-for-Hire

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: ALGONQUIN ATTORNEY PLEADS GUILTY TO FEDERAL MURDER FOR HIRE CHARGE ROCKFORD — An Algonquin, Ill., attorney pleaded guilty today to using an interstate facility, a cell phone, in a murder-for-hire scheme. In … Continue reading

Attorney Jason Smiekel’s New Lawyers Fail to Convince Judge to Release Him

Woodstock defense attorney Mark Gummerson was the man that Algonquin attorney Jason Smiekel got to represent him when Federal agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms and Explosives arrested him in a murder-for-hire plot the first week of August. Gummerson … Continue reading

Murder-for-Hire Indictment Handed Down for Algonquin Attorney Jason Smiekel

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: ALGONQUIN MAN INDICTED ON FEDERAL MURDER FOR HIRE CHARGES Rockford – An Algonquin, Ill. man was indicted today and charged with seven counts of using interstate facilities in a murder-for-hire scheme. The … Continue reading