Educational consultant Gary Solomon schemed with then-CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett to steer contracts to his business, but the feds snared them both.
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It turns out Mayor Rahm Emanuel also has spoken to Shimkus about a replacement for former U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon, who stepped down last week.
Caryn Benson faces sentencing April 21, more than a year after she pleaded guilty to the embezzlement.
Robert Bibbs is awaiting sentencing for his role in the murder of a Chicago-area socialite and mother of Heather Mack.
“She knew that she was being watched, she knew it was wrong, and she did it anyway,” U.S. District Judge Gary Feinerman said Thursday.
The ACLU claims Fardon’s letter attacks an agreement it reached with the city to address the abuse of street stops by Chicago police.
Zachary Fardon had a lot to say after his tenure as Chicago’s U.S. attorney came to an abrupt end Monday.