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James Santelle

Jul 28, 2016

Former US Attorney Santelle used card for spa, rental car

A newly released investigatory report shows former U.S. Attorney James Santelle misused a government credit card to pay for his dry cleaning, a rental car and an airline ticket.

Dec 20, 2015

Report: Ex-US attorney wasn’t forthcoming with investigators

Federal investigators say former U.S. Attorney James Santelle misused a government credit card and was not forthcoming when he spoke with investigators who were probing the matter.

Jul 2, 2015

Santelle announces retirement

U.S. Attorney James Santelle is retiring.

Jan 6, 2015

Sports betting consultant pleads not guilty

A Florida sports betting consultant pleaded not guilty Monday to allegations that he threatened a Wisconsin customer into giving him more than $25 million.

Dec 17, 2014

US Attorney charges 10 in ticket scheme

Federal authorities have charged 10 people in a scheme that allegedly used stolen credit card numbers to purchase $1.7 million worth of sports and concert tickets and then resold them at venues across Wisconsin and the U.S.

Dec 10, 2014

Sports betting consultant indicted for fleecing Wis. man

A federal grand jury has indicted a Florida sports betting consultant on fraud, racketeering, extortion and gun charges after he allegedly threatened a customer into giving him more than $25 million.

Dec 2, 2014

US attorney collects $14 million in 2014

U.S. Attorney James Santelle says his office collected a little more than $14 million through criminal and civil collections and asset forfeitures during the last federal fiscal year.

Nov 5, 2014

Wisconsin residents convicted in timeshare scheme

Three Wisconsin residents have been convicted in a timeshare resale scheme that prosecutors say swindled several thousand people out of more than $2 million from 2007 to 2011.

Aug 25, 2014

US attorney backs gay couples in marriage case

U.S. Attorney James Santelle says the federal government is behind gay couples who are suing to have the right to marry.

Apr 16, 2014

Neenah construction co. to pay $4 million following FBI investigation (UPDATE)

Miron Construction Co. Inc., its chief executive officer and chief financial officer were investigated by the FBI for supposed overbilling in school construction projects, though federal prosecutors have agreed not to prosecute if the company adheres to an agreement struck in February.

Jan 20, 2014

Justice Department will review death of teen

The U.S. Justice Department plans to review the death of a 16-year-old who was restrained at a Milwaukee-area convenience store but says his family has not provided sufficient evidence so far of a civil rights violation.

Jan 10, 2014

US Attorneys in Wis. recovered $13.8M in 2013

Eastern District of Wisconsin U.S. Attorney Jim Santelle says his office collected about $9.7 million in civil and criminal cases in fiscal year 2013.


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