Former Alderman Troutman Sentenced
By Marcus Gilmer in News on Feb 17, 2009 6:20PM
Arenda Troutman, former Chicago Alderman of the 20th ward, was sentenced today to four years in prison on mail fraud and tax fraud charges. Troutman was arrested a little over two years ago and was overheard on a wiretap saying, "Well the thing is, most aldermen, most politicians are ho's." Troutman sang a different tune at her sentencing today, saying, "As God as my witness, I am no monster. I am not a criminal and I never helped criminals."