In a lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court Tuesday, Aug. 26, a Homewood man is alleging the village fraudulently inflated his water bill and is seeking $50,000 in damages.
Attorney Paul O. Otubusin said last week that his water bill had been at about $200 per billing cycle for several years.
Then June 5 he received a letter from the Village of Homewood alerting him to an unusual spike in water usage — $5,195-worth of water, according to the suit.
The suit notes that on June 4, Otubusin conducted . . .