The data shows that 11 men and one woman were among the parolees. The median age of the parolees sentenced for financial crimes or fraud was 36. The youngest parolee was a 21-year-old man sentenced in 2018, and the oldest was a 70-year-old woman sentenced in 2018.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Emanuel Merriwether. He was convicted of a financial crime or fraud in 2016 when he was 39 years old. He is now 41.
Under state law, paroled offenders are still in legal custody of the IDOC, meaning they can be taken back to a correctional center at any time if the state has probable cause or a warrant.
The table below shows the 50 zips in Illinois with the most paroled offenders in 2018 who were convicted of financial crimes or fraud.
Prisoners convicted of financial crimes or fraud paroled in 2018