Documentary Film To Be Made About Rita Crundwell

DIXON – An accounting professor and a retired forensic accountant started interviewing Dixon residents Monday morning.

Kelly Pope, an accounting professor at De-Paul University, and Tom Golden, a retired forensic accounting partner with Pricewaterhouse Coopers, are making a documentary film covering the events surrounding the arrest of Rita Crundwell.

The former Dixon comptroller was charged with federal wire fraud in connection with what prosecutors say is the misappropriation of more than $53 million in city funds.

Pope and Golden began filming at Crundwell’s arraignment hearing and began setting up to interview local residents between Monday, June 18.