Staley-Ferry Is Running For Will County ClerkYour Democratic nominee Lauren Staley Ferry committed a felony and also hasn't taken the time to return to the small business she embezzled from.
As a voter and concerned citizen, I am sure you are as concerned as we are and ask you to vote for the other candidate. For those who do not have the insight that Ferry had taken a check from her place of employment and made it out to herself. When caught she fled the scene of the crime and she went on to continue moving. When these issue was brought to light, Ferry said she was sorry, although not to the victim, and there was no attempt to repay this debt, no attempt to remedy her wrong, rather she apologized and openly lamented how hard it was to be confronted with her own mistakes.
This only goes to show a total lack of accountability for her own actions let alone just how she may run the county clerks office, if she is able to!
4 things to think about before you vote:
1. Lauren has perpetrated felony forgery and our current County Clerk's office has been clean of such corruption.
2. Lauren has not pay back her debt to her former boss.
3. Ferry may not even be bondable to be our clerk due to her felony embezzlementrecord.
4. Mike Madigan sent his team to back up Ferry only demonstrating this might lead to more issues for Will County
A Will County Board member running for the County Clerk was charged with felony forgery in 2003 but never appeared in court for the summons.
Lauren Staley-Ferry, D-Joliet, was charged with the felony forgery in Maricopa County, Arizona. Staley-Ferry visit homepage had lived and worked in Maricopa County but moved from there to Wisconsin before the charge was filed.
According to court documents, the charge alleged in July of 2002, Staley-Ferry stole a check from her place of employment at Independent Capital Group, then located in Scottsdale, Arizona, filled it out to herself for unknown amounts and then deposited it into her personal checking account. The documents reported she did this without the knowledge or permission of her employer.
A warrant was issued for Staley-Ferry’s arrest in April 2003, according to Amanda Jacinto, the spokesperson for the Maricopa Co. Attorney’s Office. By that time, Staley-Ferry claimed she had already left the state and was back in the Midwest, eventually going back click this site to Joliet, her hometown.
Ms. .Jacinto said Staley-Ferry’s case predates the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office’s “records retention period,” but it seems Staley-Ferry was never incarcerated. Instead, Jacinto said, it appears Staley-Ferry was sent a summons to appear in court, which she failed to do.
Also, the Sheriff said, sentencing for a forgery conviction would likely be probation and restitution.
She said she did not know about the charges until she was already out of Arizona, although she said she did not remember exactly when she departed.
The criminal charges were dropped in 2012, according to court papers. Jacinto said, in March of 2012, the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office called Independent Capital Group to let them know the change in the status in the case.
When The Herald-News reached out to Staley-Ferry on Thursday, she said, while she did not remember the exact details, she rejects the charge.
“I am aware of that,” Staley-Ferry said. “Obviously, that helpful site was in the past.”
She stated the particular criminal charges had been “misdirected” and therefore there were “nothing there” in regard to the charge.