Citizens Utility Board files complaint against ComEd over bribery allegations

By Jon Seidel, Chicago Sun-Times, Jan. 6, 2021

The watchdog Citizens Utility Board filed a complaint in federal court late Tuesday against ComEd over the utility’s admissions in a blockbuster bribery case last summer….

The Citizens Utility Board moved in October to intervene in a proposed class-action lawsuit filed against ComEd over the bribery allegations. U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso gave the group until Tuesday to file its complaint.

The complaint alleges ComEd “continues to reap the benefits of its nearly decadelong scheme — even after admitting what it has done.” Meanwhile, it said, “hundreds of thousands of Illinoisans have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic.”…

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