ComEd refund: Customers to see part of $38M linked to bribery scandal investigation

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Thursday, August 18, 2022
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The refunds are tied to allegations of misconduct involving former ComEd employees and lobbyists for the company.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- ComEd customers will be getting a chunk of a $38 million refund due to a bribery investigation linked to the utility company.

The Illinois Commerce Commission approved the refund during a meeting Wednesday morning.

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Customers should see the refund as part of their bill for April of next year.

The refunds are tied to allegations of misconduct involving former ComEd employees and lobbyists for the company.

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Four people face federal charges in connection with the case and are accused of using bribes for political access. One of those includes former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan.