Sunday, September 2, 2012
Chicago cop Ali Haleem was federal ‘mole’ in corruption cases
But for four years, Haleem also used some of the skills he learned as an undercover narcotics officer to act as a confidential informant for federal investigators probing wide-ranging political corruption, according to sources and public records.
Haleem is the unnamed police officer who was the cooperating witness — the government “mole” — at the center of the federal investigation that resulted in bribery charges leveled last month against nine people, most of them political workers for former state Sen. Rickey Hendon (D-Chicago), the Chicago Sun-Times has learned.
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