Using FOIA, the Chicago Tribune followed an undercover FBI agent’s formation of a political committee

The Tribune used state records and trial transcripts to show how an undercover FBI agent, using the alias Carlos Vargas, formed a political committee while posing as a strip club manager in the Chicago suburb of Harvey.

The records list Vargas as providing about $140,000 to the committee, named The Harvey Good Government Group 2007. Fliers tied to the committee promoted the re-election of the suburb's controversial mayor.Continue>>>

read more

Password Reset
Please enter your e-mail address. You will receive a new password via e-mail.

%d bloggers like this: