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Dec 3, 2014

Greenfield attorney indicted on 33 criminal charges

A Greenfield attorney who allegedly defrauded four clients out of $2.2 million was indicted Tuesday on 33 criminal charges.

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.

Oct 31, 2014

Former Milwaukee Buck to argue for conviction reversal

A former NBA player convicted in a real estate Ponzi scheme is due in court to argue for a new trial.

Oct 30, 2014

Construction company owner indicted on mail fraud charges (UPDATE)

A Janesville construction company owner who allegedly lied about benefits he gave to his employees on compliance forms was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday.

Oct 29, 2014

Bail denied for convicted former NBA player George

A former NBA player convicted in a real estate Ponzi scheme has been denied bail by a federal judge in New Jersey.

Sep 23, 2014

Prison worker sentenced for fraud

A federal judge has sentenced a former Wisconsin prison worker to more than a year behind bars for claiming travel expenses he never incurred.

Aug 12, 2014

Menomonee Falls woman gets 30 months for tax, mail fraud

A Milwaukee-area woman has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to tax, mail and food stamp fraud.

Dec 16, 2013

Appeals court upholds man’s conviction on 50 counts of mail fraud

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the convictions of a Wisconsin man who filed fraudulent small claims lawsuits against residents in multiple counties.

Jun 5, 2013

Man pleads guilty to lottery scam

A Jamaican national pleaded guilty this week in Wisconsin to a federal charge that he swindled at least $35,000 from more than 50 people in a rip-off known as the Jamaican lottery scam.

Jan 18, 2013

Former Minn. man pleads to investment scheme

A former Minnesota man accused of defrauding investors out of more than $2 million has pleaded guilty to mail fraud.

Aug 8, 2011

10-2140, 10-2181 & 10-2182 U.S. v. Joshua

Mail fraud Sufficiency of the evidence

Dec 27, 2010

09-1960 U.S. v. Boone

Evidence Mail fraud; relevance In a fraud prosecution, evidence of crimes not involving the defendant were relevant to demonstrate the scope of the fraud. “[E]vidence of the blatant and open nature of the requests for payments, and of the large number of individuals in the office who were participants in the scheme, was relevant to […]


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