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Owners of Lake County, Chicagoland massage parlors charged with money laundering, promoting prostitution

The owners of numerous Chicagoland massage parlors, including ones in Lake County, have been arrested and charged with money laundering and promoting prostitution following an undercover investigation. Yang Yuan, 37, of Aurora; Jianwei Zou, 62, of Naperville; and Guilan Sun, 64, of Aurora, have each been charged with six counts of money laundering and three […]

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Office manager charged with stealing over $25,000 from business near Lake Villa

An office manager at a business near Lake Villa has been charged with money laundering and continuing a financial crime enterprise after allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from the business, police said. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation after taking a financial crime report last year, according to Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy […]

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Judge sentences Melodie Gliniewicz, wife of disgraced Fox Lake police officer, to probation

A judge has sentenced Melodie Gliniewicz, the widow of former Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz, to probation Tuesday after she pleaded guilty to a charge relating to misusing charitable funds. Melodie Gliniewicz, 57, of the 38500 block of North Lakeside Place in Antioch, was charged in 2016 with multiple charges, including unlawful use of […]

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Melodie Gliniewicz, wife of disgraced Fox Lake police officer, pleads guilty to felony charge

Melodie Gliniewicz, the widow of former Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz, has pleaded guilty to a felony charge, avoiding a trial in her case that has spanned over six years. Melodie Gliniewicz, 57, of the 38500 block of North Lakeside Place in Antioch, was charged in 2016 with multiple charges, including unlawful use of […]

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Melodie Gliniewicz, wife of disgraced Fox Lake police officer, appears for court hearing to resolve pre-trial issues

Melodie Gliniewicz, the widow of former Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz, appeared for court Monday to resolve pre-trial issues regarding a former village administrator. Melodie Gliniewicz, 57, of the 38500 block of North Lakeside Place in Antioch, was charged in 2016 with multiple counts of unlawful use of charitable funds and money laundering. Gliniewicz […]

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‘Pandora Papers’ show corruption, money laundering behind the former Motorola property in Harvard

The former Motorola property in Harvard was transferred in two separate international money laundering schemes, newly published documents show.  In the late 1990s, Motorola announced a new phone manufacturing plant in Harvard. The 1.5 million square foot office and plant became the largest building in the region, Politico reported. Motorola said at the time that […]