by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON (Sept. 7, 2012) — The U.S. Marshals Service will auction the first 93 of hundreds of horses owned by a former Illinois city official charged with stealing public funds.
The online auction at http://www.professionalauction.com will start at noon Friday and will close on Tuesday for 46 of the horses and Wednesday for 47 horses.
A live auction will be held in Dixon on Sept. 23 and 24 to sell the remainder of the nearly 400 horses owned by Crundwell.
– Feds hope for big bids for Rita Crundwell’s seized horses; Rockford Register Star; Sept. 7, 2012
– Feds file motion to sell Crundwell horses; SaukValley.com; June 14, 2012