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Carla Oglesby, Stroger Aide, Posts Bail With Father's Money

12/07/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

A former top aide to Cook County Board President Todd Stroger may be sprung from jail as early as Thursday afternoon.

Carla Oglesby's parents withdrew money from a line of credit on their suburban St. Louis home to post the $25,000 bond needed to free her from jail. She faces charges of stealing $300,000 in taxpayer money by awarding sham county contracts to herself and friends for work that was never done.

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