Law360 (July 1, 2021, 9:47 p.m. EDT) – A longtime Chicago City Council member and his chief of staff were indicted on Thursday for allegedly accepting building improvements and furniture for their personal homes in exchange for a municipal contractor aid a development project in his southernmost neighborhood, the US Department of Justice said.
Alderman Carrie M. Austin, 72, faces one count of conspiracy to use interstate facilities to promote corruption, two counts of using interstate facilities to promote corruption and one count of deliberately making false statements to the FBI, according to the indictment, while Chief of Staff Chester Wilson Jr., 55, …
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