Water Official Convicted Of Lying About Well

Law360, Chicago (April 29, 2013, 6:01 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal jury on Monday convicted a former water department employee for a Chicago suburb on charges that she lied to environmental regulators about supplementing the village's water supply from Lake Michigan with water from a well, allowing the village to skirt testing requirements.

The jury found Theresa Neubauer — a former water department clerk and supervisor and the current police chief for the village of Crestwood — guilty on all 11 counts of making a false statement that she faced at trial. She could...
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