fraud

Former Illinois Health Official Gets 8 Years for Kickbacks
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A former Illinois Department of Public Health aide has been sentenced to eight years in prison for her part in a kickback scheme that defrauded the state of millions of dollars.
Quinshaunta Golden pleaded guilty in April 2014 to bribery, theft and obstruction of justice…
Jury Convicts 2 Illinoisans in $4.5M Medicare Fraud Scheme
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal jury has convicted two Illinois residents in a $4.5 million Medicare fraud scheme that involved billing the government for services to people who were dead.
Two employees of Medicall Physicians Group in Schaumburg were each found guilty last week of one count of conspir…
Illinois Republicans Working to Purge Ineligible Voters From Lists
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Republicans are mounting what they say is an unprecedented and costly campaign to purge ineligible people from voter lists and recruit their own election judges before November.
It's a sign of how close the contest is expected to be for control of President Barack O…
Chicago Woman Stole $25,000 From Toys For Tots
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $25,000 from Toys for Tots.
Fifty-five-year-old Carol Lisciandrello was a volunteer with the charity, which provides gifts for children during the holiday season...