CHICAGO – The brother of Chicago Bears Hall of Fame linebacker Brian Urlacher has been forgiven federal charges that he was recruited to a multimillion-dollar illegal offshore gambling ring.
Casey Urlacher, the mayor of the small Chicago suburb of Metwa, was among the pardons granted in the final hours of President Donald Trump’s term, which benefited 140 people as part of an act of clemency.
Casey Ulacher, 41, was charged last February and pleaded not guilty the following month.
He played football at Lake Forest College and Arena Football League before becoming the mayor of the village of less than 550 people in 2013 but with limited success.
Brian Urlacher has supported Trump, shortly after contributing to Trump’s campaign when his brother was convicted and visited the White House and presented the president with the number 54 Chicago Bears jersey when he The brother pleaded not guilty.
Announcing the pardon early Wednesday, the White House said that Casey Urlacher “is committed to public service and has consistently given her community,” adding that her mayor’s position is unpaid and that she “has a Dedicated husband is “wife to his 17-month-old daughter and a loving father.” “