"Payoff Parade Begins" - Mirage - Chicago Sun-Times

"Mirage Clears Fire Inspection - for $10"

Byline: Pamela Zekman, Zay N. Smith; 1978-01-10; Chicago Sun Times; pages 1, 11

Report: "The Mirage" - Pamela Zekman, Zay N. Smith - Chicago Sun Times

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"Lt. Benjamin Jungman, a city fire inspector, gave the Mirage its first look at government-by-envelope in Chicago. "It was a cash payoff, passed quiety from tavern to inspeector, so everybody could ignore the city codes. "The system works. "All the time..."

Description:Part III of the Chicago Sun-Times Mirage tavern sting.

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Chicago Sun-Times article titled,"Payoff Parade Begins." Written by Pamela Zekman and Zay N. Smith as part of the Mirage Tavern sting series.