Breaking News Bar
updated: 5/11/2013 6:09 PM

Last of Dixon comptroller's assets sold

Success - Article sent! close
Associated Press

DIXON, Ill. -- Federal officials say they've sold the last of former Dixon Comptroller Rita Crundwell's tangible assets.

Crundwell is serving a nearly 20-year prison sentence after admitting she stole nearly $54 million from the small northern Illinois city. The U.S. Marshals Service has been selling her assets to raise money for restitution.

Order Reprint Print Article
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

The Telegraph in Dixon reports that the most recent and final asset sale was three vehicles, which raised $35,900. All together her assets brought it more than $10 million. That includes the sale of her homes, jewelry, furniture and horses.

Crundwell used the money over more than two decades to fund her lavish lifestyle and nationally known horse business. Her release date is March 5, 2030.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.