Posts tagged "DuPage County"

Ex-DuPage Forest Employees Charged with $150K Theft, District Sues to Recover Money

We reported on a possible forest preserve scandal several days ago, when the FBI joined the investigation, and now the state’s attorney’s office of DuPage County has officially charged two former forest preserve employees and their independent accomplice with stealing almost $150,000 from the taxpayer-funded Forest Preserve District of DuPage County. The employees were both part of the... Read more »

Trouble in the Forest: FBI Looks Into DuPage Preserve Scandal, District President Goes On Angry Tirade

Chicago is infamous for its corrupt politics, but is it confined to city limits? If the allegations are true, DuPage County’s Forest Preserve District is an embarrassing mess. The State’s Attorney’s office has been investigating for months, and now the FBI has joined in. When asked about the scandal by a citizen during a public meeting last... Read more »
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    Adam Morgan is an outdoors author at Falcon Guides, an award-winning screenwriter at Fox, a blogger at the Tribune Company, a literary magazine editor, copyeditor, backpacker, and explorer. His book, Best Hikes Near Chicago, was published in 2011. He has written and contributed to Publishers Weekly, Bookslut, Ghost Ocean Magazine, and served as editor-in-chief of The Lincoln Park Times in 2011 and Oyez Review in 2010. His script, "Liberal Arts", won grand prize at the New York Television Festival in 2009, and is currently in development at Fox. He also blogs at MountHelicon.blogspot.com.

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