Weren't they brought to trial but let off due to some technicality?
Local legend has it that his father, then CEO of Commonwealth Edison had it 'smoothed over'.
This was not far from a time when the former Illinois Secretary of State Paul Powell died and left numerous shoe boxes stuffed with cash.
Now only the small fry use cash, Blago prefers Real estate deals,sales commissions and crossover campaign donations. Oh maybe a few K for his kids birthday.
Paul Powell's Nest Egg - TIME http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,942440,00.html