U.S. Marshals To Sell First of Rita Crundwell Assets: Luxury Motor Home

July 19th, 2012 10:50 AM | 1 Comment

Press Release – US Marshals Office

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Washington – The U.S. Marshals Service is selling the first of Rita Crundwell’s assets, a luxury motor home, via a sealed bid sale. Crundwell, 59, has been federally charged with wire fraud in U.S. District Court in Northern Illinois.

The 2009 Liberty Coach Motor Home has a minimum bid of $1 million. Bids will be accepted until 2 p.m. CDT August 1. Public viewings will be available by appointment only on July 23 and July 27 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. CDT.

Crundwell, the former comptroller of Dixon, Ill., has been indicted for allegedly fraudulently obtaining more than $53 million from the city since 1990 and using the proceeds to finance her horse breeding business and lavish lifestyle.

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Should the government prevail in its civil and criminal actions against Crundwell, net proceeds from the sale of the defendant’s forfeited assets will be applied toward restitution to the city of Dixon.

One Response to “U.S. Marshals To Sell First of Rita Crundwell Assets: Luxury Motor Home”

  1. Disgusting greed…and amazing that no one noticed that her lifestyle was more lavish than her job should have afforded her!

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