February 27, 2021

Here’s an Ominous Statement a Former Dixon City Finance Commissioner Made About Accused Embezzler Rita Crundwell

Crundwell reported to the city's finance commissioner, a member of the City Council, but the mayor declined to comment on whether that current commissioner, David Blackburn, or former Commissioner Roy Bridgeman should have detected the alleged thefts. As Bridgeman left office last year, he praised Crundwell for being an asset to the city and said she "looks after every tax dollar as if it were her own," according to meeting minutes. 

Financial controls in Dixon were the 'perfect storm of embezzlement,' an expert says [CT]

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