Pay to Play: Mike Lowecki’s Odyssey from Multimillionaire to Prisoner

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Rick Kogan with Mike Lowecki

Ten years ago, Mike Lowecki’s life changed when he was sent to prison for bribing Shirley McMayon to secure Chicago Park District work for his Mundelein-based business, James Michael Inc. He reflects on the experience in his chilling new memoir “Pay to Play: My Odyssey from Multimillionaire to Prisoner #18099-424.” Rick asks him about his writing process and Mike reveals how life after prison has been.