Embezzling $53 MILLION: How Rita Crundwell Operated the Largest Municipal Fraud in American History

From the City Club of Chicago, Attorney Devon Bruce recounts how former comptroller and treasurer of the City of Dixon, Rita Crundwell, managed to embezzle $53 million from the city over the course of 22 years and how she was ultimately brought to justice.

In 2013, Mr. Bruce obtained a $40 million dollar settlement for the City of Dixon.