Chicago-based Recruiting Firm Should Keep in Mind That the City of Dixon Would Jump at the Chance to Switch Places

Shaun Horan is no Rita Crundwell (allegedly!):

A former Oak Brook accountant stole nearly $300,000 from his employer by writing checks to himself over a five-year span, prosecutors said Wednesday. Shaun Horan, 31, of the 1600 block of Blackwell Lane in Aurora, appeared in DuPage County bond court on a felony theft charge. Horan is accused of writing $286,000 in unauthorized checks to himself while working for Resource One in Oak Brook between 2007 and 2011. Assistant State’s Attorney Joe Baumann said Horan took steps to cover his tracks.

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