ALDERMAN, DALEY RELATIVE PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO TAX CHARGES

Consolidated Press News File

CHICAGO – Patrick Daley Thomas, nephew of former Mayor Daley, pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal tax charges in connection with the failed Washington Federal Bank for Savings scandal.

Thompson faces five counts of filing false tax returns and two counts of lying to federal agents.  He denied the charges after the indictment was filed April 29.  Charges stemming from Thompson’s interview with federal agents about $219,000 in loans between 2011-2014 from the now defunct Washington Federal Bank for Savings.

On orders of U. S. District Judge Franklin Valerrama, Thompson was ordered to hand over his passport while awaiting trial.