Former Illinois Mayor Pleads Guilty to Corruption Charges in Red-Light Camera Probe, Resigns From Role

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A former Illinois mayor pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges on Wednesday and admitted he improperly sought cash payments from a representative at SafeSpeed, a red-light camera company, the Department of Justice announced. Louis Presta, the former mayor of Crestwood, Illinois, pleaded guilty to one count of using a facility in interstate commerce in aid of bribery and official misconduct, and one count of filing a false income tax return. Presta also admitted that he willf...
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