Ex-Wrigley Rooftop Club Owner Gets 1.5 Years For Cubs Fraud

Law360, Chicago (January 9, 2017, 4:58 PM EST) -- An Illinois federal judge sentenced the former owner of a rooftop club overlooking Wrigley Field to 18 months in prison Monday for defrauding the Chicago Cubs, the city and the county out of fees and taxes related to his business.

R. Marc Hamid, 46, was convicted in July on nine counts of wire fraud for diverting sales from his business Skybox on Sheffield to other businesses he owned to avoid paying fees and related taxes on the full amount the club brought in. In addition to his...
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