2 Investigators: Conman Sentenced To 8 Years

CHICAGO (CBS) A career conman whose nationwide crime spree was exposed by the 2 Investigators was sentenced Thursday to eight years in prison. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE “CBS Chicago, October 7, 2010″

Former DCFS administrator faces federal fraud charges

(Chicago Tribune) – Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich was still a state prosecutor when he met Bamani Obadele more than 20 years ago, striking up a conversation with him at a South Side police station where Obadele, then a teenager, was shining shoes. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE “Chicago Tribune, September 22, 2010″

St. Charles investment firm owner with ties to BCI Aircraft pleads guilty to tax, wire fraud

(Chicago Tribune) – A St. Charles man pleaded guilty Monday to six counts in an 11-count indictment accusing him of various federal tax and wire fraud charges stemming from allegations that he defrauded investors in his investment company, Hyatt Johnson Capital LLC. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE “Chicago Tribune, November 19, 2009″

Officer pleads guilty in beating of hospital patient

(Chicago Tribune) – Standing at attention in a federal courtroom Thursday, Chicago Police Officer William Cozzi admitted he was wrong to beat a combative hospital patient in 2005 after he shackled the man to a wheelchair. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE “Chicago Tribune, January 23, 2009″

West Suburban businessman charged with filing false corporate income tax return

CHICAGO – The president of a west suburban government relations and economic development firm was charges with filing a false federal corporate income tax return for allegedly under reporting his firm’s taxable income. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE “Press Release, January 9, 2009″

Former police chief under fire

(WLS) — Vito Scavo was the police chief in west suburban Melrose Park for ten years. During that decade, prosecutors say Scavo ran his department as an illegal racketeering enterprise. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE “ABC 7 News, July 20, 2007″

Village employee pleads guilty to intimidation

(Chicago Tribune) – A village employee in an ongoing investigation into corruption in Melrose Park pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to witness intimidation. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE “Chicago Tribune, February 13, 2007″

Priest gets 7 years in prison

(Chicago Tribune) – A Roman Catholic priest and former hospital chaplain who admitted to possessing graphic videos of child pornography was sentenced Tuesday to 7 years and 3 months in federal prison. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ”Chicago Tribune, November 1, 2006″

Don’t let this happen to you!

(Project Safe Neighborhoods) – On January 11, 2004 Anthony Canty, 48, of 46 East 110th Place, was arrested by Chicago Police officers after they observed him carrying a concealed weapon in the hallway of his apartment building. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE