Maywood employee charged with scamming citizen out of $10K

Police said the investigation was ongoing and that there may be more victims.

SHARE Maywood employee charged with scamming citizen out of $10K

Sun-Times file photo

A Village of Maywood employee was charged with scamming a citizen out of nearly $10,000 by pretending to sell him a piece of construction equipment, police said.

Marcos Gable, a Maywood Public Works employee, was arrested Tuesday at Maywood Village Hall, according to a statement from Maywood police.

Gable, 48, of LaGrange, faces a felony count of theft by deception in that incident.

Gable was also charged with a count of misdemeanor theft in another case, but police didn’t elaborate the circumstances of that incident.

Police said the investigation was ongoing, and that there may be more victims.

He was released on his own recognizance Thursday, court records state. Gable’s next court date is April 12.

The Latest
About 900 people have been arrested in connection with the breach in nearly all 50 states. That includes Illinois, where at least 34 known residents face charges for their role.
Many Muslim nations criminalize gay sex — including World Cup host Qatar. Appeals for change from LGBTQ-friendly nations are routinely dismissed as unwarranted interference.
Hughes, who has called Cubs games since 1986, was a finalist in 2016 and 2020. He joins Jack Brickhouse (1983) and Harry Caray (1989) as Cubs announcers to win the award.
Krzysztof Szubert, 21, was found unresponsive in the water about 1:55 a.m. Wednesday.
New York has been rebuilding its pitching staff following a playoff loss to San Diego in the wild-card round.