Prosecuted for trying to record a lien claiming U.S. Bank owed him $400,000 from a 20-year-old mortgage foreclosure case, Paul S. Schneider was sentenced to a year of probation for attempted “unlawful clouding of title,” under Section 32-13 of the Illinois Criminal Code of 2012.Schneider insisted the lien was valid because Alton Banking & Trust Co (which was acquired by U.S. Bank) allegedly failed to provide …