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tax fraud

Feb 22, 2023

Ex-legislator gets 33 months in employment tax charge case

A former state lawmaker who once served as Wisconsin's tourism secretary has been sentenced to 33 months in prison after pleading guilty to failing to pay nearly $200,000 in employment taxes.

Feb 14, 2020

Milwaukee luxury car broker to pay $5.4M restitution for using clients’ money to gamble, buy jewelry

A Milwaukee luxury car broker must pay $5.4 million in restitution for a tax fraud conspiracy involving stealing foreign clients' money.

Feb 18, 2019

Former owner of electrical contractor pleads guilty in tax case

The former owner of an electrical-contracting company who was indicted last year for failing to pay payroll taxes has taken a plea deal.

Aug 20, 2018

Appleton businessman pleads guilty to federal tax fraud

The operator of a commercial cleaning business in Appleton has pleaded guilty to federal tax fraud.

Nov 18, 2016

Restaurateur, family members sentenced in tax conspiracy

A Milwaukee area restaurateur has been sentenced to two years in prison for conspiring with his wife and son to skim millions of dollars in cash from his business and failing to report that as income. Federal prosecutors say Paul Bouraxis also paid workers in cash to avoid payroll taxes.

Jun 1, 2016

More time in prison for Ripon College embezzler

A man imprisoned for embezzling more than $400,000 from Ripon College is sentencing to additional time behind bars for new criminal charges in Ozaukee County.

Feb 25, 2016

Milwaukee woman gets 10 years for role in identify-theft, tax-fraud scheme

A Milwaukee County judge has sentenced a local woman to 10 years in prison for her part in a stolen-identity and tax-fraud scheme that resulted in 90 felony charges for her and her two sisters.

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.

Aug 2, 2013

SC Johnson prevails in dispute with former worker

A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of S.C. Johnson & Son Inc. in a dispute with a former employee.

Oct 16, 2012

Attorneys encouraged by $104M whistleblower payout from IRS

The IRS paid out a whopping $104 million to a whistleblower last month for his help in exposing a $20 billion dollar tax evasion scheme by UBS bank.

Sep 28, 2012

Evidence — tax fraud — disbarment proceedings

08-3690, 08-3759, 08-4076, 08-4246, 08-4320, 09-1864 & 09-2174 U.S. v. Vallone

Jul 16, 2012

Sentencing — tax fraud

11-3722 U.S. v. McKinney

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