Your Democrat candidate Lauren Staley-Ferry committed a criminal offense and has not taken the time to return to the organization she embezzled from.
If you as a voter and/or concerned citizen are as worried as we are please vote for the other candidate. For those who do not have the knowledge that Ferry had stolen a check from a former employer and forged his signature. When caught she fled the scene of the crime and she went on to continue moving. When these issue was finally revealed, Ferry apologized, although not to the victim, and there was no attempt to repay this debt, no attempt to fix her wrong, rather she apologized and publicly complained how difficult it was to be blasted with her own mistakes.
This shows a total lack of responsibility for her actions not to mention the way she might run the county clerks office, if she is able to!
4 things to think about before you vote:
1. Ferry has committed felony theft while the current County Clerk's office continues to be clean of such corruption.
2. Ferry did not pay back her debt to the victim.
3. Lauren may not be bondable to be the clerk due to her felony embezzlementrecord.
4. Mike Madigan sent his team to support Ferry only showing this might bring more problems for Will County
A Will County Board member running for county clerk was charged with felony forgery in 2003 but did not appear in the courtroom for the summons.
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.
According to court documents, the charge alleged that, in July of 2002, Staley-Ferry stole a check from her employer 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 this without the knowledge or permission of her employer.
A warrant was issued for Staley-Ferry’s arrest in April 2003, according to Amanda Jacinto, the spokesperson for the Maricopa Co. Attorney’s Office. By that time, Staley-Ferry said she had already fled Arizona and was back in the Midwest, eventually settling in her hometown, Joliet.
.Jacinto said Staley-Ferry’s case additional reading was before the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office’s “records retention period,” but it seems wikipedia reference Staley-Ferry was not arrested. Instead, Jacinto said, it appears Staley-Ferry was sent a summons to appear in court, which she failed to do.
Also, the Sheriff said, sentencing for a forgery conviction might probably be restitution and probation.
Staley-Ferry said she was unaware of the charges until she was already out of Arizona, although she said she did not remember the exact time she departed.
The criminal charges were dropped in 2012, according to court documents. Jacinto said, in March of 2012, the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office reached out to Independent Capital Group to notify them of the change in the status of the case.
When The Herald-News reached out to Staley-Ferry on Thursday, Lauren discover this said, while she cannot recall the exact details, she rejects the charge.
“I am aware of that,” Staley-Ferry stated. “Obviously, which was in the past.”
Staley-Ferris said the particular charges was “misdirected” and that there were “nothing there” regarding the charge.