horse auction http://northernpublicradio.org en Dixon Takes $40-Million Settlement With Auditors And Bank http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dixon-takes-40-million-settlement-auditors-and-bank <p>Dixon City Council approved a $40-million settlement with auditors and Fifth Third Bank at a special meeting today. The out-of-court settlement was reached on Friday with the companies the city blames for allowing former comptroller Rita Crundwell to embezzle $54-million over twenty years.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 20:12:43 +0000 Susan Stephens 36682 at http://northernpublicradio.org Dixon Takes $40-Million Settlement With Auditors And Bank Crundwell Home Furnishings and Homes for Sale http://northernpublicradio.org/post/crundwell-home-furnishings-and-homes-sale <p>The U.S. Marshals Service is selling three of Rita Crundwell's properties.&nbsp; According to a news release, the Marshals have received&nbsp; offers for three of the properties and are accepting competing offers until noon Dec. 21. Public inspections of the three properties will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 7, 8 and 14. <span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">A sales plan on Crundwell’s two additional real estate holdings in Dixon and Englewood, Fla., both residential properties, is pending.</span> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 17:26:00 +0000 WNIJ 21895 at http://northernpublicradio.org Crundwell Home Furnishings and Homes for Sale Crundwell Horse Auction Nets Nearly $5-Million http://northernpublicradio.org/post/crundwell-horse-auction-nets-nearly-5-million <p></p><p>A &nbsp;two-day horse auction in Dixon has netted nearly five million dollars, according to a U.S. Marshals Service representative. More than 300 of Rita Crundwell’s horses were sold Sunday and Monday. The former Dixon comptroller is accused of stealing more than 53-million dollars from the city. WNIJ’s Susan Stephens has more from Monday’s auction at Crundwell’s horse farm.</p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 13:29:46 +0000 Susan Stephens 18908 at http://northernpublicradio.org Crundwell Horse Auction Nets Nearly $5-Million Crundwell Horse Sale Underway http://northernpublicradio.org/post/crundwell-horse-sale-underway <p>A live auction of hundreds of horses kicked off this weekend in northern Illinois. The animals once belonged to Dixon's former comptroller, who's accused of embezzling millions of dollars from the city. Mon, 24 Sep 2012 13:49:34 +0000 Mike Moen 18848 at http://northernpublicradio.org Crundwell Horse Sale Underway Online Auction For Crundwell Horses Begins Friday http://northernpublicradio.org/post/online-auction-crundwell-horses-begins-friday <p>Federal marshals want to sell off hundreds of horses belonging to Rita Crundwell, the former Dixon city comptroller accused of stealing more than $53 million while on the job. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 12:56:04 +0000 Mike Moen 18021 at http://northernpublicradio.org Online Auction For Crundwell Horses Begins Friday