III-"Payoff Parade Begins" - Mirage - Chicago Sun-Times

III-"Payoff Parade Begins" - Mirage - Chicago Sun-Times

"Mirage Clears Fire Inspection - for $10"

by: Pamela Zekman, Zay N. Smith | publication date: January 10, 1978 | Publication: Chicago Sun Times | pages: 1, 11

"Lt. Benjamin Jungman, a city fire inspector, gave the Mirage its first look at government-by-envelope in Chicago. "It was a cash payoff, passed quiety from tavern to inspeector, so everybody could ignore the city codes. "The system works. "All the time..."

Part III of the Chicago Sun-Times Mirage tavern sting.

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