SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) -
Adam Lopez, Former Springfield School Board President and former insurance/financial and fitness businessman, has plead Guilty to felony theft, a Class X Felony, which was the most serious of the charges against him - all other charges were dismissed,
His sentencing is scheduled for June 29, 2021, where he faces a 6-30 year sentence as part of a plea agreement.
He was original indicted and charged with felony theft, theft, and three counts of financial exploitation of the elderly.
Prior to his indictment and arrest, a member of the public sent us several tips and we wrote about his questionable advertising and contracts with the school district while he was a school board member.