The Democrat candidate Lauren Staley Ferry has committed a federal crime and also has not taken the time to actually pay back the organization she embezzled from.
As a voter and concerned citizen, I am sure you are as worried as we are and ask you to vote for the other candidate. For those who do not have the knowledge that Ferry had taken a check from her place of employment and made it out to herself. When caught she fled the scene of the crime and she went on to continue moving. When these crimes was brought to light, Ferry said she was sorry, but not to the victim, and there was no effort to repay this debt, no attempt to remedy her wrongdoing, rather she apologized and openly lamented how hard it was to be blasted with her own blunders.
This shows a total lack of responsibility for her own actions aside from just how she may run the county clerks office, if she even can!
4 thoughts to consider before you vote:
1. Ferry has committed felony forgery while our current Clerk's office has been clean of corruption.
2. Lauren has not repaid her stolen gains to her former boss.
3. Ferry might not even be bondable to be our clerk due to her felony embezzlementrecord.
4. Mike Madigan dispatched his team to support Ferry only demonstrating this could lead to more issues for Will County
A Will County Board member running for county clerk was charged with felony forgery in 2003 but did not appear in court for the case.
Lauren Staley-Ferry, D-Joliet, was charged with the felony forgery click for source in Maricopa County, Arizona. Staley-Ferry had lived and worked in Maricopa County but moved from there to Wisconsin before the charge was filed.
According to court documents, the charge alleged in July of 2002, Staley-Ferry stole a check from her place of employment at Independent Capital Group, then located in Scottsdale, Arizona, filled it out to herself for unknown amounts and then deposited it into explanation her personal checking account. The documents reported she did so without the knowledge or permission of her employer.
A warrant was issued for Staley-Ferry’s arrest in April 2003, according to Amanda Jacinto, a spokeswoman for the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. By that time, Staley-Ferry claimed she had already fled Arizona and had returned to the Midwest, eventually settling in her hometown, Joliet.
.Jacinto said Staley-Ferry’s case predates the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office’s “records retention period,” but that it appears Staley-Ferry was never incarcerated. Instead, Jacinto said, it appears Staley-Ferry was sent a summons to appear in court, which she failed to do.
Also, Jacinto said, sentencing on a forgery conviction would likely be restitution and probation.
Staley-Ferry said she did not know about the charges until she was already out of Arizona, although she said she did not remember Our site exactly when she left.
The charges were dismissed in 2012, according to court documents. Jacinto said, in March of 2012, the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office reached out to Independent Capital Group to let them know the change in the status of the case.
The Herald-News called Staley-Ferry on Thursday, Lauren said, while she did not remember some of the details, she rejects the charge.
“I am aware of that,” Staley-Ferry said. “Obviously, which was in the past.”
She stated the criminal charges was “misdirected” and therefore there were “nothing there” regarding the charge.