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  • Blagojevich lawyers urge judge to bar feds from putting Rezko on the stand - Unsentenced felons

    04/28/2010 6:35:47 AM PDT · by opentalk · 7 replies · 625+ views
    AP ^ | April 28, 2010 | AP
    CHICAGO (AP) — Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's lawyers are asking the judge in his corruption case to bar testimony from convicted fixer Tony Rezko.... The lawyers said any witness convicted of a felony and still awaiting sentence would feel too much pressure to say whatever the government wanted to hear.
  • Details Of Complaint Against Blagojevich

    12/09/2008 7:10:49 AM PST · by iowamark · 195 replies · 10,039+ views
    CBS2Chicago ^ | 12/09/2008 | U.S. Attorney's Office
    CHICAGO (CBS) ― Full release from U.S. Attorney's Office: Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich and his Chief of Staff, John Harris, were arrested today by FBI agents on federal corruption charges alleging that they and others are engaging in ongoing criminal activity: conspiring to obtain personal financial benefits for Blagojevich by leveraging his sole authority to appoint a United States Senator; threatening to withhold substantial state assistance to the Tribune Company in connection with the sale of Wrigley Field to induce the firing of Chicago Tribune editorial board members sharply critical of Blagojevich; and to obtain campaign contributions in exchange...
  • Millionaire charged with taking kickbacks from teachers' pension fund- (Oh, that toddlin' town)

    08/03/2005 6:58:03 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 17 replies · 1,641+ views
    ABC7 Chicago ^ | 8-3-05 | Andy Shaw
    A politically connected businessman has been indicted for a second time on federal fraud charges. Stuart Levine is linked to a scam involving the Illinois Teachers Pension Fund along with one of the Democratic party's biggest fund raisers, Joseph Cari. The message from the feds Wednesday is crystal clear: Chicago City Hall is only one of the fronts in the war on government corruption. It also appears to be rampant at the boards and commissions that oversee billions of dollars in state of Illinois programs. One of the alleged scammers is multi-millionaire businessman Stuart Levine. Another is Joe Cari, one...
  • Millionaire charged with taking kickbacks from teachers' pension fund (Big RAT indicted)

    08/03/2005 5:45:19 PM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies · 713+ views
    ABC Local ^ | 8/03/05 | Andy Shaw
    Millionaire charged with taking kickbacks from teachers' pension fund By Andy Shaw Stuart Levine August 3, 2005 — A politically connected businessman has been indicted for a second time on federal fraud charges. Stuart Levine is linked to a scam involving the Illinois Teachers Pension Fund along with one of the Democratic party's biggest fund raisers, Joseph Cari. The message from the feds Wednesday is crystal clear: Chicago City Hall is only one of the fronts in the war on government corruption. It also appears to be rampant at the boards and commissions that oversee billions of dollars in state...