“Chicago accounts for 82% of the corruption convictions in Illinois as a whole”

Surprise, the Most Corrupt City in America Isn’t Washington, D.C.
by Emily Price
February 12, 2019

The most corrupt city in America isn’t where you might think. According to a new report from the University of Illinois at Chicago, the most corrupt city in the United States is Chicago. According to the report, Chicago and Los Angeles topped the list of cities with the most public corruption convictions in America. Looking at conviction numbers between 1976 and 2017, Chicago had the most at 1,731. The Central District of California was a relatively close second, with 1,534 convictions. Manhattan had 1,327, and Miami 1,165. For those who might have thought that Washington, D.C., would have taken top honors, the D.C. area actually trailed a bit behind. READ MORE

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