Ald. Willie Cochran pleads guilty — finally — to federal fraud charge for misusing campaign funds

Despite some obvious reservations, South Side Ald. Willie Cochran pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony charge of wire fraud for misusing his campaign funds for gambling and other personal expenses.

It appeared for awhile that Cochran, who passed up a similar deal in November, might not go through…

Original published: 2019-03-21 11:50:00 Read the full Chicago News here

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