Grand jury indicts Chicago Treasurer Santos on pay-to-play charges
- Chicago Treasurer Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;10/30/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31006, p48
Reports that Chicago, Illinois Treasurer Miriam Santos pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud two years after she was indicted on federal extortion and mail fraud charges. Santos' resignation; Remarks of Mayor Richard M. Daley.
- MIDWEST Bond-Watch. Shields, Yvette; Wisniewski, Mary // Bond Buyer;06/07/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30907, p36
Presents news items related to bonds and the securities industry in the United States as of June 7, 2000. Extortion and mail fraud charges against Chicago Treasurer Miriam Santos; Upgrade of the bonds of Indiana State Office Building Commission; Plan of the Saginaw Hospital Finance Authority to...
- Players defend Chicago CFO's move to reassure investors. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;02/04/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30572, p1
Reports on the controversy concerning Chicago, Illinois chief financial officer Walter Knorr's decision to provide financial oversight to the city treasurer's office. Statement issued by Knorr shortly after the indictment of city Treasurer Miriam Santos; Local market participants' support to...
- Chicago City Treasurer Resigns. // Hispanic;Dec2000, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p12
Announces the resignation of Chicago City Treasurer, Miriam Santos from her position after pleading guilty to mail fraud. Prison sentence and fine imposed on Santos.
- Another Blow to the Region's Psyche. // BusinessWest;11/14/2005, Vol. 22 Issue 14, p12
The article comments on the arrest of Chicopee, Massachusetts, mayor Richard Goyette in November 2005 on charges of extorting campaign contributions from two city businesspeople in exchange for favors from his office. It notes that Goyette has embarrassed his city and further eroded the public's...
- Man in the Middle. Hosenball, Mark; Springen, Karen // Newsweek;3/10/2008, Vol. 151 Issue 10, p40
The article discusses the connection between Illinois real-estate developer Antoin Rezko, on trial for extortion, and 2008 presidential candidate Barack Obama, an Illinois senator. A brief history of Rezko is given, and it is noted that Rezko and Obama went in on an Illinois real estate deal...
- Operation rezone brings prison terms, more trials. Moore, Brenda // Planning;Oct96, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p20
Reports on the trials related to Operation Rezone, an investigation on instances of extortion in California. Background of the investigation; Sentences given to people involved in the case.
- Proposed law aimed at disruptors. Daniels, Jeffrey // Hollywood Reporter;5/30/95, Vol. 337 Issue 23, p14
Reports on the impending vote on a California Senate bill that prohibits extortion of money from a production company in exchange for non-disruption of the production. SB 1315; Senator Hershel Rosenthal; Penalty; Brulte bill.
- Campaign finance blues. Mann, Thomas E. // Brookings Review;Summer96, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p45
Focuses on campaign finance reform in the United States. Need for clean up the role of money in American elections; Deficiencies of the system; Conflicts of interest; Failure to generate enough information about the choice of candidates.