V-"Shakedown Time Again" - Mirage - Chicago Sun-Times

V-"Shakedown Time Again" - Mirage - Chicago Sun-Times

Also -- "Shakeup vowed by city building chief"

by: Pamela Zekman, Zay N. Smith | publication date: January 12, 1978 | Publication: Chicago Sun Times | pages: 1, 17, 18

"The plumbing contractor walked into the Mirage and presented his bill for $375. "The bill wasn't itemized -- and for good reason. It covered labor, materials and a $50 payoff to the city plumbing inspector.... "

Part V in the Sun-Times Mirage tavern sting to expose corruption and fraud among city inspectors.

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