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December 21 St. Louis Man Arrested on Immigration Fraud Charges Alleging He Lied about His Affiliations with West African Rebel Groups Indictment
December 13 U.S. and Village of South Elgin Settle Fair Housing Lawsuit Allowing Group Home for up to Seven Recovering Addicts  
December 12 21 Charged with Participating Locally in Alleged International Internet-based Fraud Scheme Complaint
December 8 Federal Task Force Arrests Rockford Man in Foiled Plan to set off Grenades in Rockford Shopping Mall Affidavit
November 14 Omnicare, Inc. to Pay $49.5 Million to United States and 43 States to Settle Medicaid Prescription Drug Fraud Allegations Settlement Agreement
November 1 U.S. Attorney's Office to Conduct Election Day Monitoring  
October 31 Fitzgerald and Madigan Praise $144 Million Fraud Verdict Against Medicaid HMO  
October 26 U.S. Indicts Marco Morales, Silver Shovel Fugitive Superseding Indictment
October 27 U.S. Charges Eight Defendants in Two Cases Alleging Illegal Internet Sales of Prescription Drugs, Including Steroids Calow et al. Complaint & Affidavit

Ray et al. Complaint & Affidavit
October 25 Two Chicago Police Officers Arrested for Roles in Alleged Conspiracy to Steal More than $31,000 in Undercover Sting Complaint
October 18 Five Chicago Area Bankruptcy Attorneys among a Dozen Defendants Charged in Separate Federal Bankruptcy Fraud Cases  
October 17 Three Cicero Police Officers Arrested on Federal Civil Rights Charges Alleging Beatings, Planting Evidence, and Perjury Indictment
October 11 Businessman and Political Fundraiser Antoin Rezko Indicted in Two Fraud Cases, Including Scheme to Extort Millions of Dollars from Firms Seeking Teachers' Pension Fund Investments Superseding Indictment

October 6 Niles Mayor Nicholas Blase and Two Insurance Agents Indicted in Fraud Scheme to Split Premiums and Fees from Niles Clients Indictment
July 17 U.S. Charges 16 Defendants in Separate Federal Cases Alleging Fraud in Housing Assistance Program  
July 12 Two Suburban Businessmen Indicted for Allegedly Selling 1.6 Million Bottles of Salad Dressing with False Expiration Labels Indictment
July 12 Fence Company Executive and Former Schools Official among Three Indicted in Alleged Bribery and Fraud Scheme Indictment
June 30 Former Medical Director at Rock Creek Psychiatric Facility Indicted in Alleged $875,000 Health Care Fraud Scheme Indictment
June 29 Baxter Healthcare Agrees to U.S. Court Order to Remedy Infusion Pump Defects and to Comply with FDA Requirements Consent Decree
June 15 10 New Defendants Facing Federal Gun Charges as Part of Project Safe Neighborhoods Enforcement Strategy  
June 8 Niles Mayor Nicholas Blase and Insurance Agent Charged in Fraud Scheme to Split Premiums and Fees from Niles Clients Affidavit
June 7 Three Brothers Arrested for Allegedly Evading Millions of Dollars in State Taxes on Sale of Tobacco Products Affidavit
May 31 Former Parkway Bank Vice President Charged with Fraud and Tax Offenses Indictment
May 18 Three Executives Indicted in Alleged Fraud Scheme Involving Rapid Diagnostic Tests for HIV, Diabetes and Mad Cow Disease Indictment
May 9 U.S. Charges 56 Alleged New Breeds Street Gang Members and Associates in Conspiracy to Distribute Drugs at "The Square" Affidavit
April 10 Area Defendants Prosecuted in Separate Tax Frauds; Federal Authorities Urge Voluntary Tax Compliance  
March 21 Priest Charged with Allegedly Possessing Child Pornography Information
March 15 Four Charged in Chicago Indictments Resulting from International, Internet-Based Child Pornography Investigation Indictment
February 14 Former Chicago Water Department Dispatcher Charged with False Statements in Hired Truck Probe Indictment
February 6 Former United Airlines Flight Attendants Local President Charged with Embezzling $10,000 from Union Funds Indictment
February 3 Settlement Reached in O'hare Passenger Search Case Information
February 1 19 Indicted in $6.5 Million "RISCISO" Software Piracy Conspiracy Indictment
January 26 City Clerk Laski and Political Aide Indicted along with Three New Defendants in Probe of City's Hired Truck Program Indictment
January 26 Chicago Area Man Indicted for Allegedly Lying to FBI about Domestic Terrorism Hoax Indictment
January 20 Siemens U.S. Subsidiary, Employees and Minority Partners Indicted in Alleged Fraud Scheme Involving $49 Million Cook County Hospital Equipment Contract Indictment
January 18 U.S. Indicts Chicago Dentist Allegedly Linked to Providing Luxury Autos and Marina Towers Condos to Nationwide Prostitution Ring Indictment

January 13 Federal Charges Unsealed Against City Clerk James Laski and a Laski Political Worker in Probe of City's Hired Truck Program Complaint

January 10 Couple Who Buy and Sell Exotic Wildlife Artifacts and Their Chicago Gallery Indicted for Protected Species Violations Indictment
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