Criminal Law

A Relative of 2 Former Chicago Mayors Goes on a Federal Tax Trial

The federal tax fraud trial for Alderman Patrick Daley Thompson, the grandson and nephew of two of Chicago’s longest-serving and most prominent mayors, was set to begin Monday.

Thompson, 52, has served on the City Council since 2015. He’d be the first member of the Daley family tried on federal charges and the first sitting alderman to face a jury in more than two decades.

Thompson was indicted last year with filing false tax returns and lying about loans tied to a failed bank, among other things.

Read the source article at Associated Press News

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