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Former governor's aides convicted of racketeering

CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors said there's more to come in the investigation that led to racketeering convictions against former Gov. George Ryan's campaign committee and his longtime top aide.

Scott Fawell, 45, was convicted Wednesday by a federal jury on charges that included racketeering conspiracy, mail fraud and stealing state property.

Fawell and the Citizens for Ryan campaign committee also were found guilty of using state employees working on state time to run Ryan's campaigns for almost a decade. The charges stem from the eight-year period when Ryan was Illinois secretary of state, before he was elected governor in 1998.