Rita Crundwell (right), the former comptroller of Dixon, Ill., who pleaded guilty in November 2012 to wire fraud, admitting she stole nearly $54 million from the city, arrives with her lawyer, Kristin Carpenter, at the federal courthouse in Rockford, Ill., for her sentencing on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Sauk Valley Media, Alex T. Paschal)

Photo by: Alex T. Paschal

Rita Crundwell (right), the former comptroller of Dixon, Ill., who pleaded guilty in November 2012 to wire fraud, admitting she stole nearly $54 million from the city, arrives with her lawyer, Kristin Carpenter, at the federal courthouse in Rockford, Ill., for her sentencing on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Sauk Valley Media, Alex T. Paschal)