"1978: Bribes Were Only Real Thing at Mirage" - Chicago Sun-Times

"1978: Bribes Were Only Real Thing at Mirage" - Chicago Sun-Times

by: | publication date: February 17, 2008 | Publication: Chicago Sun Times |

". . .Investigative reporters had known the problem for years. The system in Chicago was government by envelope: shakedowns and payoffs, finagling and fixes. The victims, mostly people who ran businesses in the city, were always asking for help. But nobody would come forward. Nobody would go on record. . ."

Chicago Sun-Times revisits its 1978 Mirage series exposing corruption in Chicago.

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