Two executives of Chicago House, a charity dedicated to supporting people living with HIV and AIDS, used the group’s funds to pay for a divorce attorney, buy an Audi, and go on lavish shopping sprees, prosecutors say.
Prosecutors say a victim clung to the outside of a robber’s moving car for over a block before he was thrown to the pavement as the driver made a turn in Boystown last October. Charges have just been filed in the case.
A prolific group of criminals specializing in armed carjackings and ATM burglaries targeted at least 12 businesses overnight just days after the FBI announced that they are getting involved in CPD’s pursuit of the crew.
Police are warning about an armed robbery team that is robbing businesses, forcing employees into back rooms over the past eight days. They have struck stores from Lakeview to Dunning and even fired a warning shot during one recent robbery.