Category: DuPage County Forest Preserve News

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 »