The former CEO of Redflex, a large red light camera vendor, pleaded guilty on Thursday to bribery of Chicago city officials as part of a large contracting bid.
Karen Finley is the second of three defendants to plead guilty to such charges, The scheme was to hire a friend of a former Chicago transit official as a $2 million consultant, much of which was then funneled to that official. Martin O’Malley, the contractor, announced in court filings that he would plead guilty in October 2014.
The federal criminal trial of John Bills, the former managing deputy commissioner at the Department of Transportation, is currently set for January 11, 2016.
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