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Four Chicago Women Indicted for Allegedly Defrauding Child Care Subsidy Program of More Than $1 Million

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - A grand jury has returned indictments that charge four Chicago women with allegedly defrauding a government child care subsidy program intended to provide affordable child care to eligible parents. Each woman owned and operated a licensed day care in Chicago that allegedly submitted false claims for payment for child care services that were not provided or were not provided to the extent charged. As a result of the alleged schemes, the estimated loss to the government is more than $1 million.


Action Details

  • Date:October 13, 2020
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, Central District of Illinois
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions