Bridgeport Bank President Had Worker Falsely Make It Look Like Patrick Daley Thompson Made Loan Payments: Plea
The president of a Bridgeport bank for years directed a longtime employee to alter its books as part of a larger criminal conspiracy to falsely make it look like now-Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson (11th) made payments on a loan there, court records allege.
On Thursday, two Chicago aldermen were separately indicted including Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson for allegedly taking a secret ‘under the table’ loan and former Ald. Ricardo Munoz who is accused of using money from a political fund for personal expenses. NBC 5’s Mary Ann Ahern reports.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the alderman representing the city’s Bridgeport neighborhood have both denounced “vigilante violence” following reports of armed vigilantes disturbing protests in the South Side community. Videos posted to social media have showed individuals armed with bats patrolling neighborhood streets during peaceful protests following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. At a news conference Thursday,...