CHICAGO — A suburban Chicago accountant has been sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison for misappropriating more than $1.1 million from four employers and three lending institutions. PAUL ERIC COLLINS, 55, of Naperville, Ill., pleaded guilty last year to wire fraud. U.S. District Judge Elaine E. Bucklo imposed a 98-month prison sentenceCONTINUE READING
CHICAGO — A Chicago man who allegedly used and attempted to use several minors to engage in sexually explicit conduct and surreptitiously recorded it has been indicted on federal child pornography charges.
CHICAGO — A federal grand jury has indicted a former Chicago Public Schools principal on fraud charges for allegedly scheming to fraudulently obtain overtime pay. A ten-count indictment returned Tuesday in U.S.
CHICAGO — A woman has been arrested on a federal drug charge after allegedly selling two kilograms of cocaine while vacationing in Chicago this week. MARINA RIVERA, 33, sold the cocaine Wednesday
CHICAGO — A criminal complaint filed today in federal court accuses a man of forcibly assaulting two federal agents and a task force officer in Chicago yesterday morning. EUGENE MCLAURIN, 28, of
CHICAGO — A federal grand jury today indicted City of Chicago Alderman CARRIE M. AUSTIN and her Chief of Staff on bribery offenses for allegedly conspiring to receive home improvements from construction
CHICAGO — A Chicago man has been charged in federal court with trafficking a loaded submachine gun and dealing cocaine in the city. JOSUE CANALES, 28, knowingly transferred a loaded Israeli Military
CHICAGO — Three men have been charged in a federal indictment with unlawfully dealing or possessing firearms in Chicago. JOHNATHAN BURGOS, 28, of Chicago, illegally dealt firearms in Chicago from January to
CHICAGO — A Chicago man has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison for sharing child pornography in an online chat room. BENNY L. BUTLER, 36, possessed more than
CHICAGO — Two men have been charged in federal court with conspiring to steal a dozen handguns from a suburban Chicago firearms dealer. RONEAL NIGHTENGALE and ERIC ROWE conspired to steal the
CHICAGO — A man has been charged in federal court with carjacking and murdering a rideshare driver in Chicago earlier this year. EDMOND HARRIS, 18, of Chicago, carjacked a Lexus GS sedan
CHICAGO — The owner of five Chicago-area Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant franchises has been sentenced to more than a year in federal prison for filing false corporate tax returns that underreported $2.5 million
ROCKFORD — A Rockford man has been sentenced to two and a half years in federal prison for threatening to kill a deputy U.S. Marshal. GIANNI GASPARE ANTHONY CARDENAS, 25, pleaded guilty earlier
CHICAGO — A man and his wife have been charged in federal court in Chicago with participating in a mortgage fraud scheme that defrauded financial institutions out of at least $2.5 million.
CHICAGO — A man has pleaded guilty to a federal criminal charge for using an explosive device in an attempt to damage a suburban Chicago restaurant last year. On June 1, 2021,
ROCKFORD — A superseding indictment returned Tuesday by a federal grand jury in Rockford adds an additional charge of bank robbery against DEMONTRION DESHAN PHILLIPS, 27, of Rockford. Phillips was originally charged with
CHICAGO – Six former railroad employees have been indicted on criminal charges for allegedly fraudulently obtaining federal disability benefits. The indictments accuse the defendants of working other jobs while providing false information
CHICAGO — The former Chief of Staff to the Illinois Speaker of the House of Representatives was indicted today for allegedly providing false material declarations under oath to a federal grand jury