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December 21 Roscoe Woman Sentenced for Mail Fraud, Aggravated Identify Theft and Theft of U.S. Mail  
December 21 Rockford Chiropractor Pleads Guilty to Federal Income Tax Evasion  
December 21 Seven Rockford Individuals Arrested on Drug Conspiracy Charges  
December 19 Rockford Man Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Possessing a Firearm As a Convicted Felon  
December 19 California Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Federal Prison for Robbery of BMO Harris Bank in Rockford  
December 13 Four Defendants Sentenced to Federal Prison on Drug Charges  
December 11 Former Owner of Commercial Mortgage and Finance Company Charged With Fraud Indictment
December 4 Algonquin Attorney Sentenced to 8 ½ Years in Prison on Federal Murder for Hire Charge  
November 21 Hanover Man Pleads Guilty to Fraud Scheme Involving eBay Sales Plea Agreement
November 19 Man Convicted of an Aggravated Felony Sentenced to 70 Months in Federal Prison for Illegally Re-entering the United States  
November 14 Former Dixon Comptroller Rita Crundwell Pleads Guilty to Federal Fraud Charge, Admits Stealing $53 Million From City Plea Agreement
October 30 McHenry Woman Sentenced to 60 Months in Federal Prison for “Secret Shopper” Fraud Scheme  
October 29 Rockford Woman Pleads Guilty to Robbery of Associated Bank in Rockford Plea Agreement
October 16 Belvidere Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Possessing Child Pornography  
October 5 Rockford Man Sentenced to 390 Months in Federal Prison on Firearms and Drug Charges Indictment
October 3 Rockford Man Convicted of Gun Charge As a Convicted Felon  
September 24 Lake in the Hills Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Acquiring and Possessing Deadly Neurotoxin  
September 24 McHenry County Businessman Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison for $7 Million Fraud Scheme  
September 21 Rockford Man Sentenced to 180 Months in Prison for Possessing a Firearm As a Convicted Felon  
September 21 Roscoe Woman Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud, Aggravated Identify Theft and Theft of U.S. Mail Plea Agreement
September 21 Rockford Man Sentenced to 192 Months in Prison for Possessing a Firearm As a Convicted Felon  
September 13 Former Belvidere Tax Preparer Sentenced to Four Years in Prison on Charges of Federal Tax Fraud  
September 7 California Man Pleads Guilty to Robbery of BMO Harris Bank in Rockford Plea Agreement
September 6 Rockford Man Pleads Guilty to $4 Million Ponzi Scheme Plea Agreement
September 6 Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud Involving Scheme to Sell Fake Jerseys Plea Agreement
September 5 Mchenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Indicted on Federal Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Charges Indictment
September 5 Four Men Charged in Identity Fraud Conspiracy Indictment
August 30 Rockford Man Pleads Guilty to Participating in Fraud Conspiracy Involving False Identification Documents Plea Agreement
August 30 Home Health Care Administrator Sentenced to 20 Months in Federal Prison for Health Care Fraud and Kickback Scheme  
August 22 Rockford Man Charged With Armed Robbery of BMO Harris Bank in Rockford Indictment
August 21 Owner and Four Employees of Crystal Lake Businesses Charged With Defrauding United States, U.S. Military Veterans, and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses Indictment
August 14 McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested on Federal Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Charges  
August 7 Two Men Charged in Separate Federal Child Pornography Indictments Nicoson Indictment

Carlson Indictment
August 2 Three Rockford Men Sentenced to Federal Prison for Selling Counterfeit Clothes and Shoes in Rockford Kassim Hariz Plea Agreement

Abdul Hariz Plea Agreement

Indictment

July 12 Belvidere Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography Plea Agreement
July 10 Former Rockford Resident Sentenced to 11 Months in Prison for Bankruptcy Fraud  
July 9 Huntley Man Sentenced to 45 Months in Prison for Defrauding His Friends and Acquaintances Out of More Than $1,000,000  
July 6 Mchenry Woman Pleads Guilty to “Secret Shopper” Fraud Scheme Plea Agreement
May 14 Woodstock Man Sentenced to 2 Years in Federal Prison on Bank Fraud and Money Laundering Charges Superseding Indictment
May 11 Rockford Man Sentenced to 18 Years in Federal Prison for Armed Robbery of Northwest Bank in Rockford Indictment
May 4 Federal Jury Finds Rockford Man Guilty of Possessing With Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Offense  
May 3 McHenry County Businessman Pleads Guilty to $7 Million Fraud Plea Agreement
May 1 Federal Indictment Charges Former Dixon Comptroller Rita Crundwell With Engaging in $53 Million Fraud Since 1990 Indictment
Forfeiture Complaint
List of Horses
April 27 Dekalb Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Social Security Benefits Plea Agreement
April 20 Home Health Care Administrator Pleads Guilty to Federal Health Care Fraud and Kickback Scheme  
April 18 Roscoe Man Sentenced to 9 Months in Federal Prison for Embezzling More Than $120,000 From Rock Valley Federal Credit Union  
April 17 Rockford Woman Indicted for Robbery of Associated Bank in Rockford  
April 17 Dixon Comptroller Arrested on Federal Charge for Allegedly Misappropriating Millions of Dollars in City Funds for Own Use Complaint
April 12 Algonquin Attorney Pleads Guilty to Federal Murder for Hire Plea Agreement
April 10 Former Rockford Man Pleads Guilty to Bankruptcy Fraud Plea Agreement
March 23 Rockford Man Sentenced to Prison for Two Armed Bank Robberies Indictment
March 19 Rockford Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Federal Prison on Federal Fraud Charges Indictment
February 27 Rockford Man Is Sentenced and His Brother Pleads Guilty on Federal Drug Conspiracy and Gun Charges  
February 24 Rockford Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Federal Prison on Charges of Manufacturing Marijuana  
February 23 CEO of Sports Collectibles Company Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud Involving Scheme to Sell Fake Major League Baseball Jerseys Plea Agreement
February 23 Belvidere Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Federal Prison for Robbery of Harris Bank in Belvidere  
January 24 Former Sterling Banker Charged in Multiple Bank Fraud Schemes Indictment
January 20 Former Sugar Grove Man Sentenced to 63 Months in Federal Prison for Mail Fraud in Operating a $9 Million “Ponzi” Scheme  
January 19 Loves Park Man Sentenced to 70 Months in Federal Prison for the Robbery of Associated Bank in Loves Park  
January 12 DeKalb Man Sentenced for Possessing Child Pornography  
January 11 Tenth Northern Illinois Resident Sentenced on Federal Drug Charges  
January 9 Roscoe Man Pleads Guilty to Embezzling More Than $120,000 From Rock Valley Federal Credit Union Plea Agreement
January 6 Rockford Man Convicted on Federal Drug Conspiracy Charges  
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