Ex-State Sen. Cullerton Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement Charge
March 9, 2022 11:03AM CST
Former Illinois Senator Thomas Cullerton is pleading guilty to a federal embezzlement charge. The 52-year-old from Villa Park entered the plea yesterday, two weeks after abruptly resigning from office. Cullerton was indicted in 2019 over allegations he pocketed almost 275-thousand-dollars in salary and benefits from the Teamsters union despite doing little or no work. A sentencing hearing is scheduled for June 21st.