Former DCFS official guilty of corruption
Accused of skimming $70K from state contracts
October 5, 2010
BY FRANK MAIN Staff Reporter
A former deputy director of the state Department of Children and Family Services pleaded guilty to a federal corruption charge Tuesday.
Bamani Obadele, 38, was appointed to the post in 2003 by former Gov. Rod Blagojevich but resigned his $65,000-a-year post in 2005 in a contracting scandal.