Ex-Niles mayor pleads guilty in kickb...

Ex-Niles mayor pleads guilty in kickback scheme

There are 45 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Oct 31, 2008, titled Ex-Niles mayor pleads guilty in kickback scheme. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Nicholas Blase, the former mayor of Niles, pleaded guilty Friday to pocketing in excess of $420,000 in a kickback scheme that spanned more than three decades.

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Evanston, IL

#44 Nov 3, 2008
Jorge Herrera wrote:
Why can't the Crook county States Attorney ferret out these crooks,why do we need the Feds to take out our garbage.
Political corruption is always a Federal Charge. "Theoretically" no home court advantage.
dlcl

Joliet, IL

#45 Nov 3, 2008
wasn't that one lady with the small child also from NILES? What took so long in getting the other? SUCH GREEDY PEOPLE!
Jodi

Morton Grove, IL

#46 Nov 12, 2008
John Coughlin wrote:
Typical of Niles. What a screwed up suburb.
Glad I don't live there.
John you are clueless, Niles is a great town don't think I can say the same about Mchenry!
Jodi

Morton Grove, IL

#47 Nov 12, 2008
We are glad you dont' live here too!
George

Skokie, IL

#48 Nov 13, 2008
Jodi wrote:
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John you are clueless, Niles is a great town don't think I can say the same about Mchenry!
Airhead, the location on the left is not where the poster lives, it's where his ISP is.

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