State Sen. Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park). [Submitted]

Not long after State Sen. Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) was indicted Friday morning on 41 total counts for earning $274,066 over three years for an alleged ghost payroll job with the Teamsters Joint Council 25, a statement from his attorney was defiant, calling the allegations against the Democratic state senator “simply not true,” and vowing to defend against the charges in court.

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