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U.S. Attorney Milhiser Names New Leader for District's Criminal Division

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Central District of Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – U.S. Attorney John C. Milhiser today announced his selection of Gregory M. Gilmore to serve as Chief of the Criminal Division for the Central District of Illinois. In this capacity, Mr. Gilmore will be responsible for oversight of criminal matters in the 46-county Central District.

U.S. Attorney Milhiser stated, “Greg brings his 24 years as a federal prosecutor to this important position as we work with our state and local partners to reduce violent crime in our communities.”

A career prosecutor, Mr. Gilmore, 52, of Springfield, has previously served in supervisory positions since joining the U.S. Attorney’s office in 1994, most recently as Chief of the district’s Civil Division from 2013 to 2015.

A CPA since 1989, prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Mr. Gilmore worked for the FBI as an investigative specialist and as an auditor for a Chicago accounting firm.

Mr. Gilmore received his law degree in 1993 from DePaul University College of Law, Chicago.

Updated December 11, 2018

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