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Rita Crundwell Embezzlement

Ex-Comptroller Who Bilked Town For $53 Million Wants Leniency

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 04.08.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — An attorney for a former small-town Illinois bookkeeper who stole a staggering $53 million in public funds is arguing for a lenient pr...

Embezzling Ex-Comptroller's Bizarre Tastes Revealed

AP | TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 12.07.2012 | Chicago

DIXON, Ill. -- Rita Crundwell spared no expense when she built and furnished her sprawling home with custom touches like a chandelier made of old revo...

Small Town's Ex-Comptroller Pleads Guilty In $53 Million Scam

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 01.14.2013 | Chicago

ROCKFORD, Ill. — A federal prosecutor said Wednesday that a small-town Illinois bookkeeper's admission that she embezzled more than $50 million ...

Small Town's Ex-Comptroller To Plead Guilty In $53 Million Scam

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 01.13.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A former comptroller accused of stealing $53 million from her small northern Illinois city to fund a lavish lifestyle, including one o...

Town Comptroller Pleads Not Guilty To Stealing $53 Million

AP | ROBERT RAY | Posted 05.07.2012 | Chicago

ROCKFORD, Ill. -- The former comptroller of a small northern Illinois city pleaded not guilty Monday to charges alleging she stole more than $53 milli...