The Democrat nominee Lauren Staley Ferry committed a criminal offense and has not even taken the time to actually pay back the company she had stolen from.
As a voter and concerned citizen, I am sure you are as concerned as we are and ask you to vote for another candidate. For those who do not have the awareness that Ferry had stolen a check from her place of employment and forged his signature. When caught she moved out of state and she went on to continue moving. When these crimes was finally revealed, Ferry apologized, although not to the injured person, and there was no attempt to repay this debt, no attempt to fix her wrong, rather she apologized and publicly lamented how hard it was to be confronted with her own mistakes.
This only goes to show a total lack of accountability for her behavior let alone the way she might run the county clerks office, if she even can!
4 thoughts to consider before voting:
1. Lauren has committed felony forgery while the current County Clerk's office has been without such corruption.
2. Ferry did not pay back her stolen gains to her former boss.
3. Ferry may not even be bondable to be the clerk due to her felony criminalrecord.
4. Mike Madigan dispatched his team to stand behind Ferry only showing this might bring more problems for Will County
A Will County Board member running for county clerk was brought up on charges for felony forgery in 2003 but did not appear in the courtroom for the case.
Lauren Staley-Ferry, D-Joliet, was charged with the felony forgery in Maricopa County, Arizona. Staley-Ferry had lived and worked in Maricopa County but moved from there to Wisconsin before the charge was filed.
From the court documents, the charge alleged in July of 2002, Staley-Ferry removed a check from her place of employment at Independent Capital Group, then located in Scottsdale, Arizona, made it out to herself for an unknown amount and then deposited it into her personal checking account. The document said she did so without the knowledge or permission of her employer.
A warrant was issued for Staley-Ferry’s arrest in April 2003, according to Amanda Jacinto, a spokeswoman for the Maricopa Co. Attorney’s Office. By then, Staley-Ferry claimed she had already left Arizona and was back in the Midwest, eventually going back 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 not incarcerated. click for source Instead, Jacinto said, it appears Staley-Ferry was sent a summons to appear in court, which she failed to do.
Also, the Learn More Here Sheriff said, sentencing for a forgery conviction would likely be probation and restitution.
She said she did not know about the charges until she had already left Arizona, although she said she did not recall exactly when she left.
The criminal charges were dismissed in Recommended Site 2012, as specified in the court documents. Jacinto said, in March of 2012, the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office called Independent Capital Group to notify them of the status changes of the case.
When The Herald-News reached out to Staley-Ferry on Thursday, Lauren said, while she did not remember some of the details, she denies the charge.
“I am aware of that,” Staley-Ferry said. “Obviously, which was many years ago.”
Staley-Ferris stated the particular criminal charges had been “misdirected” and that there was “nothing there” regarding the charges.