Monday, January 05, 2009

Blagojevich & Harris Criminal Complaint: Index, Outline

This index is in the form of a structural outline of the criminal complaint against Rod Blagojevich and John Harris. Additional information on each part is in italics.

Criminal Complaint (1):
Criminal Complaint Page 1, (Counts 1 & 2)
Mentioned on this page: conspiracy from 2002 to present, The Chicago Tribune and Tribune editorial members; Wrigley Field;

Criminal Complaint (2):
AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT OF APPLICATION [for a criminal complaint]
Mentioned on this page: Friends of Blagojevich, Antoin Rezko; Tribune Company, firing of certain Chicago Tribune editorial members, Wrigley Field baseball stadium; Illinois Finance Authority.

Criminal Complaint (3)
Mentioned on this page: Friends of Blagojevich; Chicago Tribune editorial members, Wrigley Field; appointments to state boards and commissions, state employment, state contracts, and access to state funds; senatorial appointment; court approval to intercept oral communications at two rooms at Friends of Blagojevich, personal office and conference room, and at his residence.

Criminal Complaint (4):
__ A. Evidence Concerning the Solicitation and Receipt of Campaign Contributions in Return for Official Acts by ROD BLAGOJEVICH Prior to October 2008
_____1. Information Provided by Ali Ata
Mentioned on this page: Ali Ata, Friends of Blagojevich, Antoin Rezko and the Rezko trial, Stuart Levine, Capital Development Board, Teachers Retirement System, Illinois Finance Authority ("IFA").

Criminal Complaint (5):
_____2. Information Provided by Joseph Cari
Mentioned on this page: Rezko and the Rezko Trial, Chris Kelly, Stuart Levine, Lon Monk, JER (a real estate investment firm that was seeking an investment from the Teachers Retirement System), Vice President Al Gore's 2000 presidential campaign (Cari was the national finance chair for the campaign), Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board, Teachers Retirement System of Illinois (board of trustees).

Criminal Complaint (6):
_____3. Information Provided by Stuart Levine
__________a. Levine's Plane Ride with Blagojevich
__________b. Corruption of the Planning Board
__________c. History of Control at TRS
__________d. The Accommodation with Rezko and Kelly
Mentioned on this page: Levine indictments (mail and wire fraud, extortion, bribery, and money laundering); corruption of the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board (the "Planning Board"), corruption of the Planning Board, History of Control at TRS (Teachers Retirement System); Mercy Hospital, Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association; Friends of Blagojevich, Levine's testimony at the Rezko Trial, Tony Rezko, Chris Kelly, Thomas Beck, Imad Almanaseer, William Cellini.

Criminal Complaint (7):
_____4. BLAGOJEVICH's knowledge of the Attempted Extortion of Capri Capital
Mentioned on this page: Teachers Retirement System (TRS), Tony Rezko, Stuart Levine, Chris Kelly, William Cellini, Thomas Rosenberg of Capri Capital (who threatens to expose the extortion of Capri), Dr. Robert Weinstein.

Criminal Complaint (8):
__ B. Evidence Concerning Corrupt Conduct by ROD BLAGOJEVICH and JOHN HARRIS in and After October 2008
_____1. Evidence Concerning Efforts to Obtain Campaign Contributions In Exchange for Official Acts
__________a. Information Obtained From Individual A
Mentioned on this page: Individual A, Individual B, Fundraiser A, Lobbyist 1, Highway Contractor 1, Illinois Health Facilities Planning board, Friends of Blagojevich, ACPA (American Concrete Pavement Association), Children’s Memorial Hospital, Hospital Executive 1, Antoin “Tony” Rezko, Individual C ("a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives who is believed to be attempting to assist ROD BLAGOJEVICH in passing a capital bill worth billions of dollars that would benefit Highway Contractor 1 and the trade association with which he is affiliated").

Criminal Complaint (9):
_____2. Information Obtained from Intercepted Phone Conversations Concerning Efforts to Obtain Campaign Contributions In Exchange for Official Acts
Mentioned on this page: Individual A, Fundraiser A, Hospital Executive 1, Deputy Governor A, Lobbyist 1, Lobbyist 2, Highway Contractor 1, Contributor 1, Engineering Firm 1, Rezko Trial, Friends of Blagojevich.

Criminal Complaint (10):
_____3. Evidence Concerning Efforts to Use ROD BLAGOJEVICH's Influence Over the Expenditure of State Funds for the Private Purpose of Inducing the Firing of Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Members Critical of ROD BLAGOJEVICH
Mentioned on this page: Owners of the Tribune Company, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Tribune editorial board members, John P. McCormick, the Chicago Tribune's Deputy Editorial Page Editor, Tribune Owner, Tribune Financial Advisor, Chicago Cubs, Cubs Chairman, Wrigley Field, Sports Consultant (the president of a Chicago-area sports consulting firm), Illinois Finance Authority ("IFA""), IFA Board of Directors, Deputy Governor A, Michael Madigan, Advisor A.

Criminal Complaint (11):
_____4. Evidence Concerning Efforts to Obtain Personal Benefits for ROD BLAGOJEVICH in Return for his Appointment of a United States Senator
Mentioned on this page: President-elect [Barack Obama], Deputy Governor A, Advisor A, Advisor B (a Washington D.C.-based consultant), various Washington-D.C. based advisors, "President-elect Advisor", 'Spokesman', Senate Candidates 1, 2, 3, Senate Candidate 4 (who is also a Deputy Governor in Illinois), Senate Candidate 6 (believed to be a wealthy person from Illinois), Individual A, Individual D, "a particular" Chicago Sun-Times columnist, "Change to Win (an organization connected to Service Employees International Union, SEIU), SEIU Official, Blagojevich's wife (Patricia "Patty" Blagojevich), Governor General Counsel, Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, Chicago Tribune, Friends of Blagojevich.

See also:

Full text of the DOJ Press Release
US DOJ Northern District Press Room
Full video of the FBI/DOJ news conference (C-SPAN, 49 minutes)
Complete transcript of the above FBI/DOJ news conference

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