Ethics violations

 
Updated 7/6/2011 6:59 AM

Here's a closer look at the 29 fines handed out by the Illinois Executive Ethics Commission. In existence since 2004, the commission first started levying fines in 2008.

2008

 

John Philip Novak: $2,500 for violating state's "revolving door prohibition."

Khalil Shalabi: $5,000 for using department of human services computer to promote political fundraiser.

Marvin Sprague: $1,500 for soliciting loan from department of natural resources vendor.

Jill Morengthaler: $500 for asking state employee to appear in political advertisement.

2009

Anna Segura-Abernathy: $500 for using state official's name in state police public safety announcement.

Larry Trent: $500 for using state official's name in state police public safety announcement.

Jessica Trame: $500 for using state official's name in state police public safety announcement.

Sheila Nix: $1,000 for issuing state official's news release endorsing political candidate.

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Abigail Ottenhoff: $1,500 for issuing state official's news release endorsing political candidate.

Rebecca Rausch: $1,000 for issuing state official's news release endorsing political candidate.

Sonya Williams: $500 for obstructing inspector general investigation.

2010

Mary Thomas: $100 for forwarding email about political candidate.

Robert Daniel: $100 for misuse of state time and resources.

Carl Thurman: $1,000 for using state time and resources to work on political campaign.

Michael A. Holmes: $250 for using state time to work on political campaign.

Raymond Ramsey: $1,500 for soliciting loan from department of agriculture vendor.

Michael Fredrick: $500 for falsifying billing records.

Kathy Criss: $100 for forwarding email about political candidate.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Sally Norris: $100 for forwarding email about political candidate.

Nicholas Haddad: $250 for using state time and resources to work on political campaign.

Sylvester Hartigan: $100 for misuse of state resources.

Stanley Moore: $3,000 for using state time and resources to work on political campaign.

Jesus Martinez: $500 for using state time and resources to work on political campaign.

Judith Frazer: $100 for forwarding email about political candidate.

Nada Alston: $250 for campaigning for political candidate at work.

2011

Judith Erwin: $4,000 for using state time and resources to work on political campaign.

David B. Foreman: $250 for accepting gifts from vendor.

Shaun Stoutamyer: $500 for misusing state property.

Carolyn Brown Hodge: $1,000 for using state time and resources to work on political campaign.

Source: Illinois Executive Ethics Commission