The new criminal case against Fidel Marquez Jr. leaves Illinois politicians scrambling to give away money he contributed.
Fidel Marquez, Jr. was the power company’s top in-house lobbyist. He faces federal bribery and conspiracy charges for helping steer jobs and contracts to the speaker’s allies.
Tobolski, who was also the former mayor of suburban McCook, says he took “multiple extortion and bribe payments” of more than $250,000 while “abusing” both elected positions.
Teenage defendant in double-murder was police youth cadet in Chicago suburbs, said he went to Wisconsin to assist police.
Police in Lake County arrested a 17-year-old from north suburban Antioch Wednesday on suspicion of first-degree intentional homicide.
Jeff Tobolski was a Democratic member of the county board and mayor of the southwest suburban village of McCook.
Newly filed court records show ex-Ald. Danny Solis’ cooperation was highly fruitful for him, despite admitting corruption.
But a federal judge in the electric company’s bribery case said he probably lacks the power to divert the fine to customers.
The federal subpoenas from 2019, obtained through a public records request, seek information about three properties owned by the alderman.
Crestwood’s Lou Presta became the latest Illinois public official to get indicted in a wide-ranging federal investigation.