CBS Channel 11 News Station WIFR reports:
DIXON (WIFR) — We now have a better idea of when Rita Crundwell’s hundreds of horses will be up for sale. The U.S. Marshals Service has awarded a contract to an auctioneer.
This is the release from the U.S. Department of Justice:
“The U.S. Marshals Service has awarded a contract to Professional Auction Services of Round Hill, Virginia, for the U.S. District Court-ordered dispersal of horses and related equipment belonging to former city of Dixon, Illinois, Comptroller Rita A. Crundwell.
“The contract will run from August 1 to September 30, 2012. The agreement will offer buyers the opportunity to bid at a live auction at the Crundwell Red Brick Road farm, along with the opportunity to place bids on the contractor’s website. The auction dates are anticipated for mid-September and will be released by the contractor on or before August 1.”
Private sales will not be allowed. Read full report >>
:: Six Crundwell horses dead; WIFR; July 18, 2012.
:: Feds take over 300 horses from suspected Illinois embezzler; Tuesday’s Horse; May 5, 2012.