How Comptroller of Small Illinois City Stole $30 Million Over 6 Years

The comptroller of a small city in Illinois is accused of misappropriating more than $30 million in city funds and using the money to support a "lavish lifestyle," including a large farm with over 150 horses, over $339,000 in jewelry, and numerous vehicles. Rita Crundwell, 58, of Dixon, Ill. was arrested on Tuesday by the FBI on a federal charge for stealing more than $3.2 million in public funds since last fall. Authorities, however, believe she had been helping herself to the public funds...Full Story
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