CL Police Release Reports about Attorney Curt Rehberg, Whose Clients Are Missing about $1.2 Million

The first was filed on August 26th. While the eight names of victims were redacted, the fraud listed the amount of the theft or unauthorized conversion was $100-$500,000. What follows is the main report into which separate reports seems to … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Attorney Charged with Taking $644,000 of Clients’ Money

The Illinois Registration and Disciplinary Commission, the regulatory agency for attorneys, has charged Curt Patrick Rehberg, who practices in Crystal Lake, with taking hundreds of thousands of dollars of a client’s money. He use it “in payment of Respondent’s own … Continue reading

Lake County Attorney Student Loan Defaulter Charged with Bribing Witness

The following press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office should be filed under “Lawyers Behaving Badly:” LAKE COUNTY ATTORNEY ARRESTED ON FRAUD AND OBSTRUCTION CHARGES; ALLEGEDLY BRIBED WITNESS IN PROBE OF MISUSING BANKRUPTCY CLIENTS’ CREDIT CARDS CHICAGO — A Lake … Continue reading

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