East St. Louis Township Supervisor Oliver W. Hamilton says he spent $25,000 from a city tax increment financing grant, plus another $25,000 of his own money, on his “home” at 1232 Cleveland Ave. in East St. Louis. He claims to live here along with 23 other registered voters, and not with his wife in Caseyville at the home where his older pickup truck is registered.
East St. Louis Township Supervisor Oliver W. Hamilton says he spent $25,000 from a city tax increment financing grant, plus another $25,000 of his own money, on his “home” at 1232 Cleveland Ave. in East St. Louis. He claims to live here along with 23 other registered voters, and not with his wife in Caseyville at the home where his older pickup truck is registered. Tim Vizer tvizer@bnd.com
East St. Louis Township Supervisor Oliver W. Hamilton says he spent $25,000 from a city tax increment financing grant, plus another $25,000 of his own money, on his “home” at 1232 Cleveland Ave. in East St. Louis. He claims to live here along with 23 other registered voters, and not with his wife in Caseyville at the home where his older pickup truck is registered. Tim Vizer tvizer@bnd.com

$25,000 for Tax Increment Fraud

June 13, 2016 07:00 PM