Sunday, June 1

Las Vegas Judge Issues Felony Warrant For Rezko

Tony Rezko who is currently on trial in Chicago for federal corruption charges linked to the administration of Gov. Rod Blagojevech of Illinois, now faces more legal trouble. A warrant was issued for Rezko in Las Vegas for failure to pay $472.275 in gambling debt to Caesar's Palace,Bally's and processing fees to the Clark County district attorney's office. Rezko a Chicago businessman with political connections has also drawn attention to his ties with Barack Obama.

Federal authorities in Chicago have been notified of the warrant. If Rezko is convicted the gambling charges will be on hold and a detainer would be put on him so that he would face charges at a later date. If he is acquitted he would be extradited to Nevada to face the gambling charges. Full Story...

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