Rooftop owner pleads not guilty to charges he cheated Cubs

April 2, 2015 3:56 PM

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A 46-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to cheating the Chicago Cubs out of royalty payments so patrons could view games at Wrigley Field from his rooftop club.

R. Marc Hamid's lawyer entered the plea Thursday at an arraignment in federal court in Chicago. The co-owner of Skybox on Sheffield faces four counts of mail fraud for allegedly defrauding the Cubs and tax authorities out of $600,000.

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