Chicago State Rep. LaShawn Ford Indicted for Bank Fraud in Alleged Rehab Scheme & to Pay for His 2006 Campaign

Before reading this press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office on a second inner city Democratic Party State Rep. under Federal indictment, reflect upon the 2006 date for which he is charged with using ill-gotten money to pay for campaign … Continue reading

Former Cook County Job Training Head Arrested for Falsifying Documents

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: FORMER COOK COUNTY OFFICIAL CHARGED WITH SCHEMING TO FALSIFY DOCUMENTS FOR STATE REVIEW OF FEDERALLY-FUNDED JOBS PROGRAM CHICAGO — The former acting director of a Cook County job-training program was arrested today … Continue reading

Five, including Female School Board Member & Transportation Director, Indicted in $800,000 School Bus Kickback Scheme

This press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office tells of how a female North Chicago School Board member conspired with the female Transportation Director to get kickbacks from school bus companies. I mention the public officials’ gender because it is … Continue reading