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Senate candidate Lewis pleads not guilty to theft charge

Milwaukee Ald. Chantia Lewis, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor theft by fraud charge, one of five charges she faces for allegedly taking more than $20,000 in campaign funds and false travel reimbursements from the city.

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Woman accused of embezzling at least $470,000

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A Neenah woman is accused of embezzling at least $470,000 from a nonprofit center that supplies donated blood to hospitals. Prosecutors filed eight charges Tuesday against 49-year-old Tina M. Jacobsen, including five felony counts of theft. Jacobsen was an account specialist at Community Blood Center in Grand Chute. According to the criminal complaint, she used fraudulent ...

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Former Fond du Lac worker convicted of embezzling

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A former Fond du Lac city employee has pleaded no contest to charges that he helped embezzle money from the city in a scheme that netted more than $240,000. Ken R. Moran of Oshkosh entered the pleas Monday as part of a plea agreement. In return, prosecutors agreed to recommend a jail sentence of ...

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School board member charged with felony theft

MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — The vice president of the Manitowoc School Board is accused of embezzling more than $133,000 from the store where he used to work. Forty-nine-year-old Tim P. Newberg is scheduled to make an initial court appearance Monday on a felony theft charge. Police detective Eric Kowalski said the alleged thefts occurred at the Uni-Mart Convenience Center where ...

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