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Thursday Jul 23 | via Patch.com
A judge had his doubts about whether Charles Sopko knew of its wife theft from a Palos Heights Fire Protection District. A Cook County Judge on Wednesday said wasn't swayed that former Oak Forest Deputy Chief Fire had known about his wife's embezzling money from a Palos Heights fire protection district. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 21 | via Chicago Tribune
Cook County prosecutors presented evidence Tuesday that a former deputy chief for the Oak Forest Fire Department had extravagant living expenses during the time his wife was embezzling about $350,000 from the fire district where she worked. Charles Sopko is on trial before Circuit Court Judge Kerry Kennedy at the county courthouse in Bridgeview, accused of knowing of his wife's thefts and going along with the scheme. Comment?
Jul 1, 2015 | via Patch.com
It's unclear if Charles Sopko will have a chance to speak on his own behalf, in a trial during which a Cook County Judge will determine if he went along with his wife's embezzling about $352,000 from the Palos Heights Fire Protection District. Judge Kerry Kennedy on Tuesday scheduled a July 20 trial date for Sopko, 48, who is charged with felony theft of more than $100,000 in government property, Chicago Tribune reports . Comment?
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