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Steele pleads guilty to conspiracy charges stemming from Prenda Law internet porn shakedowns

Cook County Record Mar. 7, 2017, 2:22pm

John L. Steele, an indicted Chicago lawyer who served as one of the principals at Prenda Law, has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from his role in an alleged shakedown scheme allegedly designed to entrap and extract millions of dollars in settlements from those accused of illegally downloading internet porn.