Jussie Smollett case: Documents show special prosecutor Dan Webb made donation to Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx

ABC7 Chicago | 10/1/2019 | Staff
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- There could be a potential conflict of interest involving Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx and the special prosecutor investigating her office's handling of the Jussie Smollett case.

Court documents show a $1,000 donation was made in Dan Webb's name, to Foxx's campaign in 2016.

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Webb's law firm hosted a fundraiser for Foxx, but he says he does not recall making the donation.

Foxx said she just learned about the donation last week and continues to cooperate with the investigation.

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Webb is now investigating Foxx's decision to dismiss felony charges against Smollett, who's accused of staging an attack on himself.

Smollett was charged with staging the attack in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood in January. Police and prosecutors said Smollett orchestrated the...
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