Skokie man charged with impersonating lawyer
Tahir Malik / photo provided by Chicago Police
Updated: October 20, 2012 8:34AM
SKOKIE— A Skokie man was arrested and charged with impersonating a lawyer Friday in the North Side Uptown neighborhood.
Tahir Malik, 49, of the 7800 block of Niles Center Road in Skokie, was charged with a felony count of falsely impersonating a lawyer, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
Malik was arrested at 12:45 p.m. Friday in the 5000 block of North Clark Street after a victim identified him, Greer said.
Malik allegedly told the victim he was a lawyer and was paid $1,400 to help him with traffic charges, Greer said.
Malik was expected Saturday in bond court.