financial scandal http://northernpublicradio.org en Dixon Mayor's statement on financial scandal http://northernpublicradio.org/post/dixon-mayors-statement-financial-scandal <p>Dixon Mayor James Burke held a news conference Wednesday morning in Dixon, Ill., to address several issues regarding the arrest of City Comptroller Rita A. Crundwell on a federal charge of misappropriating $3.2 million in city funds.</p><p>Burke thanked the FBI for its efforts and ann0unced that Crundwell is suspended without pay pending resolution of the charges against her. He said he &quot;literally became sick to my stomach&quot; while meeting with agents on the case.</p><p>The mayor declined to answer any questions from reporters in attendance, including WNIJ&#39;s Susan Stephens. Here is the text of Mayor Burke&#39;s statement:</p><p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 19:56:10 +0000 Victor Yehling 10302 at http://northernpublicradio.org Dixon Mayor's statement on financial scandal