Rita Crundwell

Anti-Corruption Bills Await Senate Action

Apr 30, 2013

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.

The Crundwell Effect: One Year Later

Apr 17, 2013

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.

Rita Crundwell's State Case Still Pending

Mar 5, 2013

Dixon's former comptroller was back in court Monday. Rita Crundwell's attorney wants a judge to dismiss state charges against his client, who was sentenced last month to more than 19-years in federal prison.

Crundwell Jewelry Auction Nets 250K

Feb 25, 2013
U.S. Marshals Service

A sale of Rita Crundwell's jewelry brought in more than $250,000.  The U.S. Marshals Service reports the highest item went for more than $12,000. The auction was conducted online and the furthest bid came from Hawaii.

The city of Dixon wants state charges against its former comptroller Rita Crundwell to move forward. Crundwell was sentenced last week to more than 19 years in federal prison for embezzling more than 50-million dollars from the city.

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