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US Attorney’s Office: Owner of Gifford’s Kitchen and Social in Elgin Applied For, Obtained COVID-19 Payroll Assistance After Firing All Employees

508 The owner of a restaurant in suburban Chicago has been indicted on a federal fraud charge for allegedly fraudulently obtaining more than $175,000 in a forgivable Paycheck Protection Program loan guaranteed by the Small […]

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Bloomingdale Township Highway Commissioner Charged in Kickback Scheme, Accused of Approving Fake Invoices

2,468 The Commissioner of the Bloomingdale Township Road District received kickbacks from the owner of an excavation company in exchange for approving hundreds of thousands of dollars in invoices for purported road work, most of […]

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Ghislaine Maxwell Charged in Manhattan Federal Court with Conspiring with Jeffrey Epstein to Sexually Abuse Minors

198 Ghislaine Maxwell is Alleged to Have Facilitated, Participated in Acts of Abuse and is Additionally Charged With Perjury in Connection Depositions in 2016 Ghislaine Maxwell, former girlfriend and confidant to Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested […]

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Cook County Commissioner’s Staff Chief, Also a Sales Agent for Chicago-Area Red-Light Camera Company, Indicted in Bribery Conspiracy in Oak Lawn, Illinois

754 Patrick J. Doherty, a sales agent for a Chicago-area red-light camera company, has been indicted for allegedly conspiring to pay bribes to obtain approval to install additional cameras in suburban Oak Lawn. Patrick Doherty […]

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Russians Likely Hacked Illinois Voter Database with 500,000 IDs Stolen, Officials Say

66 Russian intelligence agents likely hacked the Illinois Election Board database, potentially capturing information of hundreds of thousands of voters. Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein Delivers Remarks Announcing the Indictment of Twelve Russian Intelligence […]

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Two Bank Robbery Suspects Indicted, Connected to 3 Armed Takeover Bank Robberies with AK-47 in 3 Weeks

227 SUSPECTS IN BANK ROBBERIES IN AURORA, GURNEE, AND OTTAWA A Bartlett, Illinois man and woman suspected of committing three armed takeover bank robberies in a three-week span have been arrested, announced Jeffrey S. Sallet, […]