Broader Indictment in $1.25 Million Pat Quinn Era State Grant for “We are Our Brother’s Keeper” Adds the Rev. Jeremiah Wright’s Daughter

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Springfield, Illinois: GRAND JURY INDICTMENTS BROADEN ALLEGED FRAUD CHARGES RELATED TO $1.25 MILLION GRANT SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Three indictments returned today by the grand jury in Springfield, Ill., collectively broaden allegations … Continue reading

Woodstock’s Jon Shain Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering & Amcore Bank Fraud

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: WOODSTOCK MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO FEDERAL BANK FRAUD AND MONEY LAUNDERING CHARGES ROCKFORD — A Woodstock, Ill., man pleaded guilty today in Federal Court to charges of bank fraud and money laundering. … Continue reading

Internet Auction Crook from Romania Pleads Guilty

A press release from the FBI about a Romanian who admitted to an international internet fraud scheme using online auctions: Romanian Man Pleads Guilty to Role in International Fraud Scheme Involving Online Auction Websites WASHINGTON—A Romanian man pleaded guilty today … Continue reading

Former Richmond & Spring Grove Men Indicted for Mortgage Fraud

On a slow Memorial Day Weekend, I thought you might be interested in the early May press release from the U.S. Attorney’s office in Milwaukee: Five People Charged in $14 Million Mortgage Fraud Acting United States Attorney Michelle L. Jacobs … Continue reading