U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) is calling on the Department of Defense (DOD) to investigate allegations made in a Reveal article from the Center for Investigative Reporting that documents the University of Phoenix’s deceptive marketing practices and its infringement on military trademarks.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Dist. 2) said late last week that they are co-sponsoring legislation to address the concerns of petroleum coke, or pet coke, on a national level by seeking federal environmental safety regulations on refining tar sands, of which pet coke is a byproduct.
The Illinois Metropolitan Investment Fund (IMET) Board of Trustees has released an update on Monday on the FFF Repo B fraud and recovery efforts. The fund lost $50.4 million in suburban and government taxpayer dollars after investing in allegedly fraudulent loans. The matter is now at the center of a federal criminal investigation.