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on August 3, 2019 in World News

Democrat Illinois State Senator Indicted on Federal Embezzlement Charges

by Cristina Laila  Illinois Democrat State Senator Tom Cullerton on Friday was indicted on federal embezzlement charges for allegedly defrauding a union. The US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois announced the charges on Friday. Cullerton, a Democrat, was accused of taking approximately $275,000 in salary and benefits from the Teamsters Union, but doing no work for the union. The state senator took the union job before he was elected in 2012 and continued to collect money for three years without doing any work, according to the 39-count indictment. ABC 7 Chicago reported: Federal prosecutors allege that...

by Cristina Laila  Illinois Democrat State Senator Tom Cullerton on Friday was indicted on federal embezzlement charges for allegedly defrauding a union. The US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois announced the charges on Friday. Cullerton, a...

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