Former State Licensing Examiner Sentenced in Illinois CDL Case
March 02, 2001
Evelyn Huszar, a former Illinois Secretary of State driver's license examiner was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Chicago to four months home confinement and 12 months probation for conspiracy to commit extortion for taking hundreds of bribes from unqualified driving license applicants and driving school owners. Huszar pleaded guilty in February to collecting more than $24,000 in bribes. To date, 8 former driver’s license examiners have pleaded guilty to bribery charges in Operation Safe Road, a sweeping investigation being conducted by OIG, FBI, IRS/CID, Postal Inspection Service, and the Illinois State Police.