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DePaul Filmmaker Develops Documentary On Dixon's Rita Crundwell

CHICAGO (CBS) — A new documentary film is in the works about one of the biggest municipal thefts in history.

Kelly Richmond Pope is a documentary filmmaker and a forensic accounting expert at DePaul University. 153 more words


Marshals auction Crundwell's belongings that she moved before she was convicted

The U.S. Marshals are auctioning horse show clothing, accessories and other items that once belonged to imprisoned former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell.

Crundwell was sentenced to serve nearly two decades in prison… 418 more words


Checking Up

Several years ago, I was working on an assignment that had me flying out to Boca Raton, Florida, every Monday and returning to New York City on Friday night. 796 more words

Financial Forensics

New Dixon mayor has new ideas for Crundwell money

A new mayor and city council in Dixon, Illinois, means new ideas about where the money recovered from former comptroller Rita Crundwell should be spent. 309 more words


Crundwell cash could fund library repairs

It lost $54 million dollars over two decades to former comptroller Rita Crundwell. Now she’s in prison and the city’s got $40 million of that back thanks to property sales and settlements. 383 more words


Dixon, Illinois Begins To Use Money From Crundwell Case

Rita Crundwell
. The name made national headlines for months and put a spotlight on Dixon, Illinois. However, now that the former comptroller is in jail for stealing more than $50 million from the city, Dixon is under redevelopment. 690 more words