Press Release

For Immediate Release
August 22 , 2008
 
Media Contact: Robyn Ziegler
312-814-3118
rziegler@atg.state.il.us
 

MADIGAN: FORMER KENILWORTH SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER CHARGED WITH THEFT OF EMPLOYER CHECKS

Chicago – Attorney General Lisa Madigan today announced that following an investigation by her office a former Kenilworth man was charged with theft for depositing into his personal account checks worth more than $25,000. The checks were written to his employer and not intended for his personal use.

Philip DeRoziere, 51, who previously served as president of the Kenilworth District #38 Board of Education, is charged in Cook County Circuit Court with one count of theft, a Class 2 felony, from his then-employer, Navigant Capital Advisers, LLC.

DeRoziere allegedly intercepted checks made payable to Navigant and deposited them into an account at Northshore Community Bank & Trust for his personal benefit.

A warrant has been issued for DeRoziere’s arrest.

Assistant Attorney General Dan Carter is prosecuting the for Madigan’s Financial Crimes Bureau.

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