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Ex-Illinois House leader Luis Arroyo sentenced for bribery scheme

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Former Illinois state Rep. Luis Arroyo was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison. He pleaded guilty last year to a bribery scheme in which he offered a member of the Illinois Senate monthly payments to support a bill that sought to legalize sweepstakes machines. Judge Steven Seeger called him a dirty politician who was on the take and a corruption super-spreader.
1 month ago·Chicago, United States

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Ex-Illinois House leader Arroyo sentenced for bribery scheme

A former Democratic leader in the Illinois House has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for his role in a bribery scheme

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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Ex-Illinois House leader Arroyo sentenced for bribery scheme

A former Democratic leader in the Illinois House has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for his role in a bribery scheme

1 month ago·United States
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Ex-Illinois House Leader Arroyo Sentenced for Bribery Scheme

A former Democratic leader in the Illinois House has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for his role in a bribery scheme. Luis Arroyo was handed a 57-month sentence by U.S. District Judge Steven Seeger on Wednesday after pleading guilty in November to a wire fraud count alleging he tried to bribe a state senator to help with promoting legislation. A criminal complaint alleged Arroyo gave a $2,500 bribe to a sitting state senator who ha

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Ex-Illinois House leader Arroyo sentenced for bribery scheme

CHICAGO (AP) — A former Democratic leader in the Illinois House was sentenced Wednesday to nearly five years in prison for his role in a bribery scheme.Luis Arroyo was handed a 57-month sentence by U.S. District Judge Steven Seeger after pleading guilty in November to a wire fraud count alleging he tried to bribe a state senator to help with promoting legislation.A criminal complaint alleged Arroyo gave a $2,500 bribe to a sitting state senator …

1 month ago·Tacoma, United States
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abc 7 Chicago

Ex-Illinois House leader Luis Arroyo sentenced for bribery scheme

A former Democratic leader in the Illinois House was sentenced Wednesday to nearly five years in prison for his role in a bribery scheme.

1 month ago·Chicago, United States
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Chicago Sun Times

Nearly 5-year prison sentence for ex-state Rep. Luis Arroyo in bribery scheme: ‘You were a dirty politician who was on the take’

Arroyo sat at the defense table and listened as the judge thoroughly denounced his crime and the pervasiveness of public corruption in Chicago. The judge called him “a dirty politician who was on the take.”

1 month ago·Chicago, United States
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