Former Cook County Clerk Aide Beena Patel Goes On Trial In Federal Court

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Former Cook County Clerk Aide Beena Patel Goes On Trial In Federal Court

Federal prosecutors say while she was in the clerk’s office, Beena Patel, former top aid to Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown, helped raise money for Brown’s campaign fund - and sought to reward employees under her who also supported Brown. WBEZ’s Patrick Smith reports.