Ex-Dixon Comptroller Rita Crundwell trophies go up for auction

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Thursday, October 29, 2015
Rita Crundwell was convicted of fraud in 2012.

DIXON, Ill. (WLS) -- Hundreds of trophies belonging to former Dixon Comptroller Rita Crundwell will be sold at auction.

She was convicted of fraud in 2012. Prosecutors said Crundwell stole more than $53 million from the city of Dixon. Much of the cash went to her horse breeding operation.

Crundwell won the trophies that are being sold at horse shows. She's now serving time at a federal prison in Minnesota.

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