Frank Mautino

Illinois  (ECWd) - We were the first to expose the improper expenditures by Frank Mautino and his Campaign Committee clear back in January of 2016, in this article.  Fast forward more than five years and now the Supreme Court of Illinois has confirmed the violation in...

Illinois  (ECWd) - The Illinois Supreme Court has issued their order in the DAVID W. COOKE, Appellee, v. THE ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS et al. (Committee for Frank J. Mautino, Appellant). Board decision affirmed in part and reversed in part, Cause remanded with directions. A copy of...

Illinois (ECWd) - January 21, 2016, we broke the story on the illegal campaign expenditures of Frank Mautino, former State Representative and currently our State's Auditor General.  (article here) That article triggered a Federal US Attorney investigation which Mautino's spokesperson claimed he was cooperating with. Next came...

SPRING VALLEY, IL. (ECWd) - More information has been made available in the arrest of Frank Mautino's wife, Lena Alfano, for battery on the night of May 19, 2018. She was charged with Class C Misdemeanor of battery, bodily harm. Case number 2018CM132 in Bureau County. Apparently, there...

Illinois (ECWd) - In Illinois we continue to find bad actors in our local government and elected and/or appointed boards that go out of their way to cover it up, justify it, defend it, and even reward their actions with massive payouts.  Why? While many are familiar with...

Illinois (ECWd) - Says Who, with What Proof? The famous two questions I have lived by for years. After attending the recent no hearing - hearing on indicted former State's Attorney Brian Towne, something dawned on me. Towne is employed as a State Employee of the Illinois Appellate...