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Steve Miller
March 18, 2019 - 8:50 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) - - Federal prosecutors say a Vernon Hills man has been sentenced to five years in prison after swindling investors, some of whom had turned over their life savings to him. The U.S. Attorney's Office said 50-year-old Richard Booy got more than $1.4 million from his clients...
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December 27, 2018 - 7:17 am
An Australian commodities trader pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Chicago to manipulating market prices by placing orders in the millions of dollars, then canceling them within milliseconds so that he could sell smaller orders at a profit.
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September 25, 2018 - 6:35 pm
A Chinese citizen living in Chicago has been ordered held by a federal magistrate judge, for allegedly spying on U.S. scientists and engineers, including defense contractors.
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Rahm Emanuel, Ed Siskel
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, at podium, with City Corporation Counsel Ed Siskel. (WBBM Newsradio/Craig Dellimore)
May 15, 2018 - 9:13 pm
The federal lawsuit filed this week by the group Protect Our Parks Inc. contends the Obama Center should not be built in a Chicago park because it won’t be a true presidential library.
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