bribery trial

State News
3:13 pm
Wed May 27, 2015

Alderman's ex-staffer who took $7,500 bribe sentenced

A federal judge has sentenced a Chicago alderman's former chief of staff to 15 months in prison for accepting a $7,500 bribe concealed in a Christmas card. 

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2:58 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

Chicago politician found guilty of taking bribes

A Chicago politician was found guilty today of taking a 7-thousand dollar bribe.  Illinois State Representative Derrick Smith took the bribe in exchange for supporting a daycare center’s application for state money.

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State News
6:55 am
Mon June 9, 2014

Closing arguments expected in Derrick Smith trial

A federal judge says she expects attorneys to make their closing arguments in the bribery trial of an Illinois state representative Monday.

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