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Game of Thrones? Watchdog Sees "Scheme to Defraud" in Pritzker Toilet Tax Break
The Chicago Sun-Times ^ | Ocotober 1, 2018 | Tina Sfondeles

Posted on 10/01/2018 6:13:06 PM PDT by PBRCat

Cook County’s chief watchdog has concluded that more than $330,000 in property tax breaks and refunds that Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker received on one of his Gold Coast mansions — in part by removing toilets — constituted a “scheme to defraud.”

Cook County Inspector General Patrick Blanchard also recommends that Cook County should try to recover the money from the billionaire. […]

Blanchard writes in the report that the Cook County Assessor’s office was “the victim of sworn affidavits containing false representations.” […]

“The use of these affidavits was part of a scheme for obtaining money by means of false representations and, in executing the scheme, the responsible parties caused checks to be issued by the Cook County Treasurer and delivered by U.S. Mail according to the direction thereon.

“As a result, the County ultimately fell victim to a scheme to defraud, executed in part through the use of affidavits, and which resulted in the property owner ultimately receiving property tax refunds totaling $132,747.18 for the years 2012, 2013 and 2014, as well as additional tax savings of $198,684.85 for the years 2015 and 2016."

Under a header “Evidence of a plan to Defraud Cook County” the report includes a work order email dated Oct. 5, 2015 from a project manager to a plumbing company vice president states M.K. Pritzker, J.B. Pritzker’s wife, wanted the toilets pulled.

“She is going to have the house re-assessed as an uninhabitable structure... To do this, she would like to have us pull all toilets and cap all toilet lines in the house. Then after the assessment, she would like us to put the 1st Floor toilet back in and have this as the one functioning bathroom in the place (she will then be finishing out the front room for JB..."

(Excerpt) Read more at chicago.suntimes.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: chicago; cookcounty; democrats; illinois; jbpritzker; localnews; mkpritzker; patrickblanchard; pritzker; taxes
Taxes are for little people (to quote Leona Helmsley)...
1 posted on 10/01/2018 6:13:06 PM PDT by PBRCat
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To: All
Click the Pics & Text


2 posted on 10/01/2018 6:15:00 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (MAGA!!!)
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Defrauding the state on toilet taxes??? That is a crappy thing to do.


3 posted on 10/01/2018 6:29:18 PM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
Under a header “Evidence of a plan to Defraud Cook County” the report includes a work order email dated Oct. 5, 2015 from a project manager to a plumbing company vice president states M.K. Pritzker, J.B. Pritzker’s wife, wanted the toilets pulled. “She is going to have the house re-assessed as an uninhabitable structure... To do this, she would like to have us pull all toilets and cap all toilet lines in the house. Then after the assessment, she would like us to put the 1st Floor toilet back in and have this as the one functioning bathroom in the place (she will then be finishing out the front room for JB..."
Didn't HItlery say it best -- what did you expect her to do, stay home and bake cookies? And guess who Hitlery is campaigning for right now?

4 posted on 10/01/2018 7:43:03 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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a RAT that doesn't want to pay it's fair share???

I'm SHOCKED!!!

5 posted on 10/01/2018 7:46:38 PM PDT by Chode ( We’re America, Bitch!)
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To: Chode

I’ve been washed down the sink of your conscience
In the theater of your love I lost my part
And now you say you’ve got me out of your conscience
I’ve been flushed from the bathroom of your heart

Johnny Cash


6 posted on 10/01/2018 7:50:39 PM PDT by PBRCat
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I always said the Pritzkers were full of shit. No toilets proves this.


7 posted on 10/01/2018 10:48:50 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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Sample ballot 2018 Cook County, IL

As you can see the GOP is a non-entity.

https://www.cookcountyclerk.com/service/view-all-candidates


8 posted on 10/11/2018 7:21:21 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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