A woman who worked as an aide for former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger was found guilty Wednesday of using her position for financial gain.
A judge ruled Carla Oglesby, 44, guilty of theft and money laundering, according to the Chicago Sun-Times, but she was cleared of organizing financial crimes and official misconduct.
Oglesby was arrested after awarding a $24,900 county contract to her own PR firm and steering other jobs to her friends.
Oglesby was Stroger's spokeswoman in his unsuccessfu re-election bid and also worked as his deputy chief of staff.
Oglesby could face anywhere from six to 30 years in prison, but remains free on bond, the Sun-Times reported.