School Bus Contractors

Ex-school officials indicted on transportation kickbacks

Posted on July 14, 2011

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. — Federal prosecutors said Thursday that a former board member and transportation director for a local school district took in at least $800,000 in kickbacks over 10 years from school bus contractors.

As reported by the Chicago Sun-Times, prosecutors unveiled a 26-count indictment against the two ex-school officials from North Chicago Community Unit School District 187 and against three officials from bus companies that were awarded contracts with the districts.

The indictment reportedly seeks the forfeiture of close to $10 million, 48 buses and vans, and seven personal automobiles.

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Comments ( 2 )
  • Billy

     | about 7 years ago

    It does make you wonder Frank. I guess this is the free market for you.

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