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Thu Feb 4, 2021, 12:59 AM

Former Illinois (R) Senator/Gubernatorial Candidate Sam McCann Indicted for Fraud


https://www.justice.gov/usao-cdil/pr/former-illinois-state-senator-gubernatorial-candidate-sam-mccann-indicted-alleged

McCann allegedly:
* used more than $60,000 in campaign funds to partially fund the purchases of a 2017 Ford Expedition and a 2018 Ford F-250 in which he titled in his own name and used for personal travel.
* used campaign funds for loan payments on the F-250 and for fuel and insurance expenses for both vehicles
* used campaign funds to reimburse mileage expense claims which he did not incur.
* used $18,000 in campaign funds to purchase a 2018 RV trailer
* used $25,000 in campaign funds to buy a 2006 recreational motor home--both titled in his personal name.
* established an online account with a RV rental business in Ohio and listed the vehicles for rent identifying himself as owner. * * * established a second account with the same rental business and identified himself as a potential renter, with a different residential address and email than those he listed as the owner.
* while representing himself as the renter, William--rented both the travel trailer and motor home from Sam, the owner, through the RV rental business-- a total of $62,666 in campaign funds and the rental business retained approximately $9,838 for commission and paid McCann $52,827
* reimbursed the campaign accounts $18,000, resulting in more than $77,000 in campaign funds used to buy and rent from himself.
* On or about Oct. 4, 2016, used a $20,000 cashier’s check from a campaign account to pay off a personal loan issued to him in 2011 that was in collection by the bank due to non-payment.
* from May 2015 to August 2020, paid $64,750 on two separate personal mortgage loans
* Used a payroll service, to conceal himself as the payee for the expenditures from the campaign account continuing to June 2020, causing the Conservative Party of Illinois to issue approximately $187,000 in payments to him personally and an additional $52,282 in payments for payroll taxes.
* used $50,000 in campaign funds for personal expenses including Green Dot credit card payments related to a family vacation in Colorado and other personal expenses, charges from Apple iTunes, Amazon, a skeet and trap club, Cabela’s, Scheels, Best Buy, a gun store, and cash withdrawals.

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Thu Feb 4, 2021, 01:10 AM

1. That's a laundry list of pervasive fraudulent activity.

Lock him up.

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Response to live love laugh (Original post)

Thu Feb 4, 2021, 01:13 AM

2. Par for the course in IL....

Lived there a while and voted for a few felons after the fact...

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Thu Feb 4, 2021, 03:40 AM

4. What is wrong with these thieving republicans ?

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