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

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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.