Tina and Hillary cover former Dixon treasurer Rita Crundwell and The Boys of Boise scandal.
Rita Crundwell served as Dixon comptroller and treasurer for almost 30 years beginning in 1983. BUT Curndwell bankrupts her career when a city clerk discovers suspicious account activity.
In the 1950s Boise Idaho officials started an intensive investigation to supposedly protect children. BUT it soon became clear that this was an orchestrated witch hunt against gay men.
Former Dixon, Illinois Comptroller Rita Crundwell, convicted of stealing $50M, released early from Pekin prison
All the Queens Horses
CPA Hall Talk
Rita Crundwell Story: Why Some Ranches Stink
Microsoft Word - Document1
The FCPA Blog
Want to buy Rita Crundwell's belt buckles?
UNITED STATES v. CRUNDWELL
USMS Rita Crundwell Auction
State charges dropped against ex-Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell
City Of Dixon To Recover Some Losses
The Forgotten Boise 7
'Crush the Monster': The Boys of Boise hysteria--BY BILL DENTZER
Linguistic Society of America
“The Boys of Boise” Scandal: History, Language, and Legacies of Moral Panic--by Dr. Chris VanderStouwe
The New York Times
Idaho’s Original Same-Sex Scandal--By Seth Randal and Alan Virta
Boise homosexuality scandal
Idaho Statesman Headline--screenshot from CBS Reports (fair use)