July 19, 2018

comptrollers

SEC Steps In to Stop Sketchy City Comptroller From Bankrupting City on Bad Bond Deals

The city of Harvey, IL has angered the SEC with some shady bond offerings to the point that the SEC felt it appropriate to obtain an emergency court order to stop these clowns from issuing these bonds: The SEC has filed fraud charges in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against the […]

Ex-Chicago Comptroller Was Soooo Chicago Before Getting to Chicago

Amer Ahmad resigned as Chicago's comptroller about three weeks ago, but yesterday is when we found out just how qualified he really was for his job:   On Thursday, Ahmad was indicted in Ohio on federal corruption charges in what prosecutors described as a more than $500,000 kickback scheme involving state investment business while he […]