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Wisconsin Dentist Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion
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Wisconsin Dentist Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion

Directed Patients to Pay in Cash

Keshena Man Charged with Domestic Violence on the Menominee Indian Reservation
Milwaukee, Wauwatosa, and Cudahy Receive $10.2 Million in Awards to Support Efforts to Combat Violent Crime
Wisconsin’s Two U.S. Attorneys Acknowledge Police Week
Milwaukee Pain Management Clinic and Physician Agree to Pay At Least $1.35 Million to Resolve Allegations They Violated the False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute
DOJ Increases Efforts to Combat Sexual Harassment in Housing During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Wisconsin Physician Agrees to Pay Financial Penalties to Resolve Allegations That He Prescribed Opioids Illegally and Violated False Claims Act
Wisconsin Physician Agrees to Pay Financial Penalties to Resolve Allegations That He Prescribed Opioids Illegally and Violated False Claims Act
Criminal Complaint Charges Two Women with Distribution of Controlled Substances Resulting in a Death, and an Overdose with Serious Bodily Harm, on the Menominee Indian Reservation
Appleton Man Sentenced on Methamphetamine and Ammunition Charges
A Female Charged with Illegal Purchase and Transfer of Firearms
Two Women Sentenced to Over 20 Years in Prison for Armed Robberies of Taxi Cab Drivers and Gas Station Employees in Milwaukee
Man That Travelled from Indiana to Wisconsin to Engage in Sexual Activity with 14 Year-old Pleads Guilty
Hobart Resident Sentenced to 50 Months in Federal Prison for Selling Drugs Via the “Dark Web;” Forfeits $1.5 million
Pleasant Prairie Man Sentenced for Mail Fraud and Filing a False Tax Return
Waukesha Bar Owner Found Guilty of Arson of Commercial Building and Related Charges
Illegal Immigrant Sentenced to Ten Years for Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin and Fentanyl
Jury Finds Wisconsin Dentist Guilty of Tax Evasion
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Jury Finds Wisconsin Dentist Guilty of Tax Evasion

Directed Patients to Pay in Cash

Melrose Park, IL man Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison For Federal Kidnapping and transporting his victim from Wisconsin to Illinois
Menominee Man Indicted for Possession of Child Pornography on Menominee Indian Reservation
Serial Bank Robber Sentenced
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Serial Bank Robber Sentenced

 

Burglary and Firearm Theft Leads to Prison Sentences for Three Members of Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin
Glendale Couple Indicted for Illegal Firearms Possession and Drug Trafficking Offense
Milwaukee Business Owner Sentenced for $5.4 Million Tax Fraud Conspiracy
U.S. Attorney’s Office Hosts Roundtable on Sexual Harassment in Housing
Green Bay Man Charged with Production of Child Pornography
Manitowoc County Man—Who Absconded from Extended Supervision on Vehicular Homicide Charges—is Sentenced to 20 years’ Imprisonment for Transporting a Minor Across State Lines to Engage in Criminal Sexual Activity and Possessing Child Pornography
U.S. Attorneys Mark Opioid Warning Letter Anniversary: Substantial Drop in Opiate Prescriptions Follows Cooperation Between Law Enforcement and Medical Community
Prison Sentences for California-Based Drug Trafficking Ring That Shipped Methamphetamine to Northeastern Wisconsin
Two Rivers Resident Sentenced to 15 Years of Imprisonment for Methamphetamine Distribution
Wausau Man Indicted for Illegal Firearm Possession and Drug Trafficking Offense
Wisconsin Accountant Found Guilty of Conspiracy to Obtain Over $260 Million in Small Business Contracts
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Wisconsin Accountant Found Guilty of Conspiracy to Obtain Over $260 Million in Small Business Contracts

Mark F. Spindler, a certified public accountant, was found guilty of conspiring with Brian L. Ganos in a scheme to use front companies to obtain set-aside contracts intended for small businesses led by service-disabled veterans and disadvantaged individuals.

Former Attorney Charged with Fraud for Falsely Representing to Client that Assistant United States Attorney had Agreed to Accept a Bribe in Exchange for Securing a Reduced Sentence for Client
Sheboygan Man Sentenced on Methamphetamine and Firearm Charges
Oak Creek Man Arrested for Conspiracy to Violate Citizens’ Rights in Connection with Racine Synagogue Vandalism
Oshkosh Man Sentenced for Unlawfully Buying a Firearm for a Juvenile who featured it in an Instagram Post with the comment “Revealing New School Shooter Gun”
Eleven People Charged in Federal Court with Heroin and Fentanyl Trafficking in the Milwaukee Area
Milwaukee Woman Convicted of Unlawfully Possessing and Transferring a Firearm that was later recovered from a Convicted Felon and Shooting Suspect
Tax Day 2020 Wednesday, April 15
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Tax Day 2020 Wednesday, April 15

 

TMJ & Orofacial Pain Treatment Centers of Wisconsin Agree to Pay $1 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
Attempt to Cover Up Firearms Offense Leads to Incarceration for Man and Woman from Menominee Indian Reservation
Two Indiana Men Sentenced to 10 years For Armed Robbery of Swan Serv-U Pharmacy
Former Tomah and Kettle Moraine High School Principal Charged with Child Enticement and Possession of Child Pornography
Previously Removed Mexican National Sentenced to Seven Years On Prostitution, Narcotics and Firearms Offenses
Physician Group and Related Company Agree to Repay Over $800,000 to Medicare for Unnecessary Services
Milwaukee Medical Doctor and Clinic Office Manager Convicted of Unlawfully Distributing Opioids
Wisconsin Man Sentenced for Tax Evasion
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Wisconsin Man Sentenced for Tax Evasion

 

Attorney General William P. Barr Announces Launch of Operation Relentless Pursuit
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Attorney General William P. Barr Announces Launch of Operation Relentless Pursuit

The Operation will surge federal law enforcement resources into seven American cities – including Milwaukee

Wisconsin Man Sentenced to 78 Months for Fraud Scheme Involving Over $260 Million in Small Business Contracts
Chilton Man Sentenced for Violating the Arms Export Control Act
Justice Department Awards More Than $333 Million to Fight Opioid Crisis
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Justice Department Awards More Than $333 Million to Fight Opioid Crisis

$2,076,810 Will Support Efforts to Combat Drugs and Crime in the Eastern District of Wisconsin

California Man Indicted on Fentanyl Distribution Charges
Milwaukee Man Indicted for Bank Robbery
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Milwaukee Man Indicted for Bank Robbery

 

Milwaukee Financial Advisor Sentenced to 30 Months in Federal Prison for Fraud Scheme that Targeted Elderly Victims
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Milwaukee Financial Advisor Sentenced to 30 Months in Federal Prison for Fraud Scheme that Targeted Elderly Victims

The prison sentence will be followed by three years of supervised release.

Wisconsin Man Sentenced to Prison for Producing Child Pornography Outside of the United States
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Wisconsin Man Sentenced to Prison for Producing Child Pornography Outside of the United States

This investigation is a part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice.

Turkish Businessman Sentenced to 27 Months Imprisonment for Conspiracy to Violate U.S. Sanctions by Exporting Marine Equipment from the United States to Iran
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Turkish Businessman Sentenced to 27 Months Imprisonment for Conspiracy to Violate U.S. Sanctions by Exporting Marine Equipment from the United States to Iran

On April 2, 2019, Tavan, a Turkish citizen, had pleaded guilty to a conspiracy to violate U.S. sanctions on Iran under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act.

Four Men Sentenced to Prison for Engaging in a Child Exploitation Enterprise on the Tor Network
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Four Men Sentenced to Prison for Engaging in a Child Exploitation Enterprise on the Tor Network

“These sentences affirm that layers of anonymity on the dark web will not prevent the Department of Justice from identifying and holding accountable those who exploit children.”

Quad/Graphics and AND LSC Communication Abandon Merger After Antitrust Division’s Suite to Block
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Quad/Graphics and AND LSC Communication Abandon Merger After Antitrust Division’s Suite to Block

Decision to Terminate Deal Preserves Competition in Magazine, Catalog, and Book Printing Markets

Wisconsin Dentist Indicted for Tax Evasion
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Wisconsin Dentist Indicted for Tax Evasion

An indictment merely alleges that crimes have been committed.

Justice Department Sues to Block Quad’s Acquisition of LSC
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Justice Department Sues to Block Quad’s Acquisition of LSC

Acquisition Would Eliminate Quad’s Principal Competitor in Magazine, Catalog, and Book Printing

Wisconsin Resident Waheba Dais Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS
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Wisconsin Resident Waheba Dais Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS

Dais faces a maximum term of imprisonment of 20 years, a maximum life term of supervised release, and a maximum fine of $250,000.

Former Chief Financial Officer at Publicly Traded Transportation Company Charged with $245 Million Securites and Account Fraud Scheme; Two Other Defendants Previously Indicted Charged with Additional Offenses
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Former Chief Financial Officer at Publicly Traded Transportation Company Charged with $245 Million Securites and Account Fraud Scheme; Two Other Defendants Previously Indicted Charged with Additional Offenses

Peter R. Armbruster, 60, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was charged in a superseding indictment filed in the Eastern District of Wisconsin with various offenses.

Wisconsin Man Sentenced for Threatening Jewish Community Center
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Wisconsin Man Sentenced for Threatening Jewish Community Center

Chadwick Grubbs, 33, was sentenced yesterday by United States District Judge Pamela Pepper to 36 months in prison.

Wisconsin Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Jewish Community Center
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Wisconsin Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Jewish Community Center

"No one should be afraid to exercise his or her religious beliefs in this country."

Wisconsin Man Convicted of Conspiring to Provide Material Support to ISIS
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Wisconsin Man Convicted of Conspiring to Provide Material Support to ISIS

Ludke has prior convictions for child sexual assault and for making death threats against a federal judge.

Russian National Charged with Interfering in U.S. Political System
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Russian National Charged with Interfering in U.S. Political System

"Today’s charges allege that Russian national Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova conspired with others who were part of a Russian influence campaign to interfere with U.S. democracy."

Wisconsin Man Sentenced to 50 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography Involving Infant and Toddler
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Wisconsin Man Sentenced to 50 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography Involving Infant and Toddler

This investigation was a part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice.