The data shows that 174 men and 23 women were among the parolees. Of the parolees sentenced for financial crimes or fraud, three were veterans, and the median age was 39. The youngest parolee was a 20-year-old man sentenced in 2018, and the oldest was a 65-year-old man sentenced in 2017.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Cyris Watson. He was convicted of a financial crime or fraud in 2014 when he was 35 years old. He is now 40.
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 cities in Illinois with the most paroled offenders during the second half of 2018 who were convicted of financial crimes or fraud.
Prisoners convicted of financial crimes or fraud paroled in July-Dec. 2018