Mark Diamond armed himself with gadgets that disguised his voice and phone number as he targeted homeowners who qualified for a reverse mortgage: feds
The names of Ald. Jason Ervin, state Sen. Kimberly Lightford and former state Sen. Annazette Collins all surfaced on the second day of trial.
A judge ruled that Donnell Flora, who is paraplegic and provided the gun that killed Endia Martin, was denied access to a suitable toilet and shower.
The FBI twice recorded phone calls placed to a Cook County judge last fall while they were investigating her for fraud, court records show.
Federal prosecutors are recommending between nine and 11 years in prison for a man tied to the murder of a Chicago socialite in Bali.
“It’s a high bar in Illinois to really do something unique, corruption-wise,” former federal prosecutor Jeffrey Cramer says of Barbara Byrd-Bennett.
Gheorgui Martov, a reputed mobster, is sentenced to seven years in prison for running an international credit-card cash-out ring in Chicago.