Book Footnotes

About Footnotes

Conviction at any Cost was drawn from court records, extensive interviews, and reams of primary evidence. Exhaustively researched, the book is meticulous in its citations.

 

Readers who wish to dive deeper into the Segal saga can explore the referenced documents here. Though sometimes dense, these case records offer interested parties the opportunity to dig deeper into the questions that arose from Segal's prosecution.

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Phone records show Takeover Group had more than 250 calls with Aon and FBI

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Dueling Moguls: Aon vs. Near North, Crains, April 1, 2002

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John Kass column September 30, 2009

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PFTA to YMCA theme

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Takeover document and email directory

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Brett Gerger Illinois Department of Insurance Affidavit

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Aon is in joint settlement talks with Attorneys General in 3 states, WSJ, 022205

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Aon settles allegations that it bribed foreign officials to get business, Business Insurance, 122011

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Government ID92 - Example of Murphy controlling Watkins while taping Silets.

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Government ID31 - Watkins taping his conversation with Segal's attorney Silets.

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Government ID34 - Murphy instructing Watkins how to change affidavit

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Cheley Non-email related hacking

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Timeline - August 15, 2001 David Cheley terminated from Near North

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Cheley's hacking activities into Near North's computer systems

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Near North sites accessed by IROAMER

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Hacking alleged at Near North, Chicago Tribune, 062402

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Attorney-Client privileged Hacked documents log

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Zack Stamp Ex-Illinois Director of Insurance Affidavit

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Attorney-Client privileged Hacked documents log, 11/2/01

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Overview of Cheley hacking activity

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Hogan Boyd case

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Federal prosecutor takes stand in wrongful conviction case, Sun-Times, 12/9/16

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Near North corporate counsel's notes on 3/20 communication

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Doc 80-2 Defendant's Response to Government's Motion to Reconsider Order Requiring Government to Return Privileged Material Seized during Execution of Search Warrants, Filed 3/14/03

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Doc 97 Defendant's motion for an Evidentiary Hearing, Filed 6/10/03

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Doc 122-2 Defendant Michael Segal's Reply in support of his motion for an Evidentiary Hearing, Filed 8/1/03

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Doc 167-2 Defendant's Memorandum in support of their renewed Motion for an Evidentiary Hearing and to Suppress Illegally Seized Evidence, Filed 10/31/03

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March 13 2002 email from Cheley to Jongsma re: NNIB salaries

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Lisa Fisher email to Alabama Worley March 21, 2002 re: entire access

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Lisa Fisher email to Jongsma April 12, 2002 re: email access being shut down

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May 13 2002 email from Jongsma to Cheley

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Walsh email to FBI Murphy home email Pass it on, 020802

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David Grossman affidavit

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1A Notes

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Motion for Reconsideration of Their Renewed Motion for Evidentiary Hearing and to Suppress Illegally Seized Evidence, 2/4/04

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Josh Buchman affidavit

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Illinois statute re: PFTA

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AIG & Chubb letters of support

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Exhibit 81

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Shirley McCurty email 01/21/04

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Exhibit 119 - McNichols email that was never sent

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Exhibit 119 - Table page

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Exhibit 119 - 50 page spreadsheet

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Return premums IL Statute and Higgins affidavit

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Sun-Times 02/17/02 Nuns article

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Credit write off for St. Chryostom's Episcopal Church

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Government ID92 Watkins embezzling

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Exhibit 5

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Lotts testimony at Forfeiture trial

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Lotts Master Affidavit 10/17/13

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Waste Management Haufe Affidavit

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$28M of credits returned to clients

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Stan Brand Jim Cole letter to DOJ - June 2010

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Stan Brand Response letter to DOJ, 12/10/10

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DOJ letter to Stan Brand, 05/6/11

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Jarndyce v Jardyce Encyclopedia, Jarndyce v Jardyce Wikipedia

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Signed Letter of Intent from Frontenac for Near North, 013103

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Exhibit 41, D&T, Affidavit of Larry Boysen

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U.S. v. Jack Hargrove, June 26, 2006, 7th Circuit case law re: ERISA

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Joyce to Hogan re: ERISA accounts, 12/07/12

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Hogan's response letter to Joyce re: ERISA, 12/12/12

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Ron Braver affidavit

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DOJ Asset Forfeiture Policy Manual - Brady Obligations

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Defendant's Reply Brief in Support of His Motion to Modify, 4/21/17, Page 14-66

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Liability of the United States for State and Local Taxes on Seized and Forfeited Property DOJ Memorandum, 10/18/93

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Douglas Bacon response email to Doherty dated 1/28/13

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Joyce letter to Douglas Bacon dated 4/14/14

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Douglas Bacon response to Joyce, 4/17/14

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Joyce letter and follow up to Douglas Bacon re: Explanation of Seized assets, 10/21/10

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Appellate Brief for Joy Segal, 03/06/18, Appellate Brief for Michael Segal, 03/06/18

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