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Former state Rep. Constance Howard pleads guilty to mail fraud (Chicago RAT)
Chicago Tribune ^ | 7/24/13 | Ray Long

Posted on 07/25/2013 2:27:51 AM PDT by Libloather

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She also had served on a state advisory committee aimed at eliminating the digital divide between the rich and poor.

According to the plea agreement, Howard established an annual Tee Off for Technology celebrity golf outing in 2003 to raise money for a scholarship fund in her name.

From 2003 to 2007, she solicited and collected about $76,700 but awarded no more than five $2,500 scholarships. Along the way, she claimed more than 50 people had received scholarships, according to the plea.

The $28,000 she siphoned from the scholarship fund went to her personal and political use, including for the purchase of fundraising tickets for her campaign war chest and to benefit an unnamed legislative aide. It was unclear what happened to the rest of the money.

(Excerpt) Read more at chicagotribune.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: chicago; constancehoward; fraud; howard; illinois; mail
Michael Metnick, Howard's attorney, said he will argue she should not spend any time in prison because of the "many wonderful, outstanding things" she did during her life.

One of Weiner's gal pals?

1 posted on 07/25/2013 2:27:52 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

No. Rather the o’s sister. If fact it could have been the o his/herself if he’d gone ahead with the operation many years ago.


2 posted on 07/25/2013 2:49:09 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Libloather.


3 posted on 07/25/2013 3:04:12 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: SunkenCiv

constant Howard? Chicago? Need we read further to know she is also a demodummie RAT?


4 posted on 07/25/2013 3:33:11 AM PDT by DaveA37 (I'm for SMALLER , HONEST government)
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To: Progov

Whoops, that should read “Constance”.

(My bad and waiting for the coffee to brew)


5 posted on 07/25/2013 3:34:43 AM PDT by DaveA37 (I'm for SMALLER , HONEST government)
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To: Libloather

I don’t know this individual, but are there any honorable Chicago Democrats? Isn’t the term “Chicago Democrat” a synonym for corrupt practices?


6 posted on 07/25/2013 4:42:55 AM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, except for six women in Sanford, FL, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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