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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


Break It Up!

I often write about internal control systems and how important good internal controls are when it comes to preventing and detecting fraud and error. A big part of this is the… 784 more words


Appeals court upholds Rita Crundwell's prison sentence

An appeals court has decided to uphold a nearly 20-year prison sentence for former Dixon Comptroller Rita Cundwell.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit decided on Friday, November 15, 2013 that the 235-month prison sentence Crundwell is currently serving should stand. 102 more words


Dixon OKs $40M Settlement With Auditors Who Missed Massive Embezzlement

DIXON, Ill. (AP) — Officials of the northern Illinois community of Dixon approved a $40 million settlement late Tuesday with auditors and a bank in the case of former Comptroller Rita Crundwell’s theft of nearly $54 million in city funds. 327 more words