Category: Illinois – Northern District

Five Defendants Charged in Conspiracy To Launder Illicit Drug Proceeds | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — An indictment unsealed today in federal court charges five defendants with conspiring to launder illicit drug proceeds in Chicago for more than a decade. Charged in the money…

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Man Pleads Guilty to Using Explosive Device in Attempt To Damage Suburban Chicago Restaurant | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — A man has pleaded guilty to a federal criminal charge for using an explosive device in an attempt to damage a suburban Chicago restaurant last year. On June…

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Chicago Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Kidnapping and Assaulting Women He Met Online | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — A Chicago man was sentenced today to 30 years in federal prison for kidnapping and assaulting three women he met online. KEITH DEWITT DAVIS, 31, assaulted the women…

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17 Defendants Charged in Drug Trafficking Probe Targeting Heroin and Cocaine Sales in Chicago | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — A joint federal and local drug trafficking investigation has resulted in federal charges against 17 individuals for distributing or attempting to distribute heroin and cocaine in Chicago. During…

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U.S. Attorney’s Office Provides Update on Federal Prosecutions and Ongoing Strategies To Combat Violent Crime in Chicago | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — John R. Lausch, Jr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, today provided an update on federal prosecutions and strategies to combat violent crime in Chicago…

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Rockford Man Charged in Federal Court With Robbing Two Banks in Past Two Months | USAO-NDIL

ROCKFORD — A superseding indictment returned Tuesday by a federal grand jury in Rockford adds an additional charge of bank robbery against DEMONTRION DESHAN PHILLIPS, 27, of Rockford. Phillips was…

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Six Former Railroad Employees Charged With Fraudulently Obtaining Federal Disability Benefits | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO – Six former railroad employees have been indicted on criminal charges for allegedly fraudulently obtaining federal disability benefits. The indictments accuse the defendants of working other jobs while providing…

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Former Chief of Staff to Illinois Speaker of the House Indicted for Allegedly Lying Under Oath to Federal Grand Jury | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — The former Chief of Staff to the Illinois Speaker of the House of Representatives was indicted today for allegedly providing false material declarations under oath to a federal…

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Federal Indictment Charges 22 Individuals With Purchasing and Using Payment Cards Stolen From National Retail Chain | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — Twenty-two individuals have been indicted on fraud and identity theft charges for allegedly purchasing and using credit, debit, and gift cards that were stolen in a cyber attack…

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Alleged Chicago Carjacker Arrested on Federal Charge | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO — A man has been arrested and charged in federal court with carjacking after he allegedly took a vehicle at gunpoint near Garfield Park in Chicago late last week….

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