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Illinois governor during federal investigation over mansion tax breaks

I am a state known for its history of political scandals and corruption, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is the latest official reportedly under federal investigation. The 54-year-old democratic governor, his wife and his son-in-law examine everyone, according to WBEZ, over a tax crime. Pritzker and his wife advocated a property tax break after purchasing a 126-year-old manor. According to an inspector general secretary of Cook County, first lady M.K. Pritzker told workers in the home to remove the toilets in the residence to explain the "uninhabitable" so that they could get a significant tax break. The secretary general of the inspector says Pritzker's brother-in-law Thomas Muenster and M.K. Pritzker's personal assistant was involved and the alleged system cost taxpayers over $ 330,000. Pritzker denied claiming that he or his wife violated the law during a press conference Wednesday and noted that law enforcement has not yet come to him on the issue. "I am very sure that a review of this issue will show that all rules were followed," Pritzker said. "I have not been contacted by any law enforcement, nor by M.K." Illinois, and its largest city, Chicago, has been a magnet for corruption and political scandals for decades. Former Democratic Governor Rod Blagojevich, 62, was sentenced and sentenced to 1 4 years in prison for trying to sell a meeting to former President Barack Obama's Senate seat after becoming president. The Republic of George Ryan, 85, served as governor before Blagojevich 1999-2003, he was accused after leaving the…

I am a state known for its history of political scandals and corruption, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is the latest official reportedly under federal investigation.

The 54-year-old democratic governor, his wife and his son-in-law examine everyone, according to WBEZ, over a tax crime. Pritzker and his wife advocated a property tax break after purchasing a 126-year-old manor. According to an inspector general secretary of Cook County, first lady M.K. Pritzker told workers in the home to remove the toilets in the residence to explain the “uninhabitable” so that they could get a significant tax break.

The secretary general of the inspector says Pritzker’s brother-in-law Thomas Muenster and M.K. Pritzker’s personal assistant was involved and the alleged system cost taxpayers over $ 330,000.

Pritzker denied claiming that he or his wife violated the law during a press conference Wednesday and noted that law enforcement has not yet come to him on the issue.

“I am very sure that a review of this issue will show that all rules were followed,” Pritzker said. “I have not been contacted by any law enforcement, nor by M.K.”

Illinois, and its largest city, Chicago, has been a magnet for corruption and political scandals for decades. Former Democratic Governor Rod Blagojevich, 62, was sentenced and sentenced to 1

4 years in prison for trying to sell a meeting to former President Barack Obama’s Senate seat after becoming president.

The Republic of George Ryan, 85, served as governor before Blagojevich 1999-2003, he was accused after leaving the office on a litany of charges including bribery, racketeering and money laundering. In 2006, he was sentenced to more than six years in prison. Ryan was released in 2013. Democrats Otto Kerner Jr., who served as governor from 1961 to 1968 and later an American circuit killer, was sentenced to post-fraud and sentenced to three years in prison, though released early.

The Illinois Republican Party’s President Tim Schneider blasted Pritzker in a statement and noted that the governor has also been accused of dodging taxes by holding offshore bank accounts.

“An Illinois governor during federal crime investigation 101 days in service must be a new record, even for Illinois,” Schneider said. “The Cook County Independent Inspector General called it” a system for deceiving “taxpayers. But Pritzker continues to push tax increases on Illinois families and businesses – absurd hypocrisy from Pritzker.”

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