Friday, April 8, 2011


A suburban Chicago man employed as an Escrow Administrator with the Chicago Title and Trust Company (CTTC), was arrested earlier this week after being charged with embezzling $50,000 from an escrow account of the Signature Bank, held by the CTTC.
ELVIR SINIKOVIC, age 33, of 720 Wellington Avenue in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, was arrested at his residence early Wednesday morning, without incident, by Special Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Special Agents from the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s, Office of Inspector General (HUD/OIG) and the Criminal Investigations Division of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) assisted in the arrest. The arrest was announced today by Robert D. Grant, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Chicago office of the FBI.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

American Airlines Flight Diverted to Chicago

FBI Chicago announced today that last night, American Airlines flight 48, non-stop service from Dallas, Texas to Paris, France was diverted to Chicago O’Hare International airport due to an unruly passenger. According to witnesses, the passenger was intoxicated and became disruptive and combative with the flight crew. Air Marshal’s, who were on board the flight, intervened and the male passenger, identified only as a French national, was subdued.
The plane landed safely in Chicago at approximately 8:00 PM and the passenger was removed from the flight. No injuries were reported during the incident and the safe operation of the plane was not jeopardized.
The disruptive passenger was questioned then released with no charges filed.