Former Dixon Comptroller Rita Crundwell is appealing her federal prison sentence. Earlier this year, Crundwell was sentenced to nearly 20 years behind bars for stealing millions of dollars from the city.
Lee County prosecutors have dismissed state charges against Rita Crundwell, the former Dixon comptroller who is serving a federal prison sentence for stealing more than $50-million dollars from the city. The decision regarding the state's case was approved by a judge during a brief hearing Tuesday.
Legislation inspired by the Rita Crundwell scandal could soon see activity in the Illinois Senate. Crundwell is the former Dixon comptroller who is serving a federal prison sentence for stealing millions of dollars from the city.
It’s been one year since federal authorities announced the arrest of Rita Crundwell. The former Dixon comptroller is serving out a prison sentence after she admitted to stealing millions of dollars from the city. One year later, this situation is still being discussed by policy leaders in Illinois.