In Chicago, Even the ACME Company is Corrupt?

by Greg Pollowitz

Federal law-enforcement authorities have raided the South Side headquarters of Acme Refining, a politically connected scrap-metal company, as part of an ongoing investigation.

Agents with the Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation Division arrived with a search warrant Wednesday at Acme’s offices at 3357 S. Justine St., in the Bridgeport neighborhood, according to Randall Samborn, a spokesman for the U.S. attorney’s office in Chicago.

No arrests were made at the site of the raid, and no charges have been filed in the case, Samborn said Thursday. He declined to comment further. . .