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City inspector gets 3 years for demanding, taking bribes

A city building inspector was sentenced Friday to three years in federal prison for demanding and accepting bribes from developers to approve inspections at construction sites. Jose Hernandez was convicted following a trial in September on bribery charges and sentenced Friday for soliciting or obtaining cash bribes totaling about $30,000 …

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The corruption case you barely heard of

November 1, 2010 BY TIM NOVAK AND CHRIS FUSCO Staff Reporters It began with the arrest of a former member of the Jesse White Tumbling Team and turned into one of the most significant Chicago corruption investigations of Mayor Daley’ administration. The federal investigation dubbed “Operation Crooked Code” so far …

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