The data shows that five men were among the parolees. Of the parolees sentenced for financial crimes or fraud, one is a veteran, and the median age is 33. The youngest parolee was a 23-year-old man sentenced in 2018, and the oldest was a 52-year-old man sentenced in 2017.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Scottie Thomas. He was convicted of a financial crime or fraud in 2017 when he was 50 years old. He is now 52.
Under state law, paroled offenders are still in legal custody of the IDOC, meaning they can be taken back to a correctional center at any time if the state has probable cause or a warrant.
The table below shows the 50 cities in Illinois with the most paroled offenders in 2018 who were convicted of financial crimes or fraud.
Prisoners convicted of financial crimes or fraud paroled in 2018