* This looks like big trouble…
Federal officials searched state Rep. Keith Farnham’s Elgin legislative office and home Thursday, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorneys office in Chicago said.
Spokesman Randall Samborn said a search warrant was executed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations officials as part of an “ongoing investigation.”
A spokesman for Secretary of State Jesse White said federal officials asked for help with Farnham’s Springfield office, but Samborn said no search warrant was being executed there.
*** UPDATE *** The DH has updated…
Secretary of State Police officers Friday were sitting outside Farnham’s Springfield office on the second floor of the Stratton Building, an office building next door to the Illinois Capitol.
A spokesman for Secretary of State Jesse White said federal officials asked for help securing Farnham’s Springfield office.