Category: Illinois – Northern District

Suburban Chicago Woman Guilty of Insider Trading | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — A suburban Chicago woman admitted in federal court today that she used insider information obtained from her husband to purchase shares of a company ahead of its acquisition…

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Four Men Charged With Federal Firearm Offenses for Allegedly Trafficking Guns From St. Louis to Chicago | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — Four men have been charged with federal firearm offenses for allegedly trafficking guns from St. Louis to Chicago. Criminal complaints filed in U.S. District Court in Chicago accuse…

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Chicago Investment Manager Sentenced to 17 Years in Federal Prison for Swindling $10 Million From Clients and Lenders | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — A Chicago investment manager who swindled more than $10 million from clients and lenders has been sentenced to 17 years in federal prison. SHAWN BALDWIN owned and controlled…

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Chicago Man Convicted of Attempting To Provide Material Support to ISIS | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — A federal jury today convicted a Chicago man of attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). The jury convicted THOMAS OSADZINSKI,…

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Suburban Chicago Man Sentenced to More Than Three Years in Federal Prison for Misappropriating Funds From Non-Profit Organization | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to three and a half years in federal prison for fraudulently misappropriating hundreds of thousands of dollars from a non-profit organization…

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Suburban Chicago Businessman Sentenced to Eleven Years in Federal Prison for Participating in Multi-Million Dollar Ponzi Scheme | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — A suburban Chicago businessman who schemed with an attorney and two others to sell millions of dollars in phony mortgages has been sentenced to eleven years in federal…

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Chicago Street Gang Member Sentenced to 30 Years in Federal Prison on Murder and Racketeering Offenses | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — A member of a violent Chicago street gang has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for engaging in racketeering activity that included murder. WILLIAM HAYSLETTE, 27,…

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Five Alleged Street Gang Members Charged With Federal Racketeering Offenses Including Murder of Chicago Rapper | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — A federal indictment unsealed today charges five alleged members of the O-Block street gang with participating in a criminal organization that murdered a Chicago rapper and violently protected…

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Owner of Debt Collection Company Pleads Guilty to Corruptly Providing Benefits to Public Official | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — The former owner of a debt collection company pleaded guilty today to a federal criminal charge for corruptly agreeing to underwrite certain expenses for a special event hosted…

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Winnebago County Man Arrested on Federal Firearm and Drug Trafficking Charges | USAO-NDIL

ROCKFORD — A Winnebago County man has been indicted on federal firearm and drug trafficking charges. XZAVIOR SMITH, 22, of Roscoe, Ill., is charged with possession of a firearm as…

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