Federal Indictment Charges Chicago Attorney With Insider Trading of Education Technology Company

CHICAGO — A Chicago attorney used insider information obtained from a friend to purchase shares of an education-technology company before it publicly announced strong quarterly earnings, according to an indictment returned in federal court. The […]


Chicago Physician and Researcher Charged With Insider Trading Connected to Biotechnology Company in California

Accused of Knowing Breach of Fiduciary Duty CHICAGO — A Chicago physician used insider information to purchase shares of a California-based biotechnology company before it publicly announced positive results from a clinical trial of an […]

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Naperville Resident Sentenced to 30 Years in Federal Prison for Committing Violence While Sex Trafficking Multiple Women

CHICAGO — A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for violently sex trafficking multiple women over the course of a decade. From 2007 to 2016, Benjamin Biancofiori used false […]


Skokie Physician Charged With Unlawfully Using Veterinary Catheters During Intrauterine Inseminations on Patients

CHICAGO — A Chicago-area physician unlawfully used veterinary catheters to perform intrauterine inseminations (IUI) on his patients, according to a federal criminal charge filed today. A criminal case filed in U.S. District Court in Chicago […]


Three Directors Charged in Federal Indictment Alleges Criminal Conspiracies at Failed Chicago Bank Washington Federal

Washington Federal Bank for Savings Closed in 2017 CHICAGO — An ongoing federal investigation into the failure of Washington Federal Bank for Savings in Chicago has resulted in criminal charges against three former members of […]

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Federal Indictment Charges Two Thomson Penitentiary Inmates With Murder and Hate Crime in Connection With Death of Fellow Inmate

ROCKFORD — Two inmates at Thomson Penitentiary in Thomson, Illinois, were indicted today, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 by a federal grand jury on murder and hate crime charges relating to the beating death of a […]


U.S. Attorney’s Office Provides Update on Federal Prosecution, Ongoing Strategies To Combat Violent Crime in Chicago

CHICAGO — John R. Lausch, Jr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, today, Monday, November 29, 2021, provided an update on federal prosecutions and strategies to combat violent crime in Chicago and […]

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Newberg, Oregon Resident Sentenced to Year in Federal Prison for Selling Weight-Loss Product with Unapproved Additive that Likely Killed Chicago Man

CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago has sentenced a man to a year in prison for manufacturing and selling a purported weight-loss product containing the unapproved additive 2,4-Dinitrophenol, known as DNP. 2,4-Dinitrophenol (DNP) is […]