The armored car company hired by the state demanded to be paid, or it would stop moving money for Illinois.
Tens of thousands of dollars flow through 29 different state driver’s license facilities in the Chicago area every day. For now, though, state workers will carry that cash to the bank. […]
FOX 32 News has learned the Secretary of State tried to persuade other armored car companies to step into the breach, but they all refused.
“Very few people want to do business with the state right now,” said a spokesman for Secretary Jesse White.
It’s now fallen to Secretary of State Police to get all that cash to the bank, which is an assignment they’re not trained for, using vehicles far less secure than an armored car.
But we’re so pro-business now.