Matthew D. Krueger

Wisconsin News: Three Appleton Area Residents Indicted on Methamphetamine Charges

Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced today that a federal indictment was returned against Yia Thao (age: 31) and Yaj Vang (age: 29) both of Appleton, Wisconsin, and Nalee Xiong (age: 36) of Neenah, Wisconsin. The indictment alleges that the trio conspired to possess in excess … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Three Appleton Area Residents Indicted on Methamphetamine Charges

Wisconsin News: Milwaukee Man, Lamont Walker Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Attempted Robbery of Walgreens

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger has announced that last Friday, United States District Judge Lynn Adelman sentenced Lamont Walker to 10 years in prison followed by three years of supervised release after Walker pled guilty to attempting to rob a Walgreens store and brandishing a gun during the attempted robbery. At his plea … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Milwaukee Man, Lamont Walker Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Attempted Robbery of Walgreens

Wisconsin News: Tax Return Preparer, Kimberly Bagneski Pleads Guilty to Filing False Claims for Tax Refunds

Wisconsin – Matthew D. Krueger, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that Kimberly Bagneski (age 48) of Waupun, Wisconsin, has entered a guilty plea in federal court to knowingly taking part in a scheme to defraud the United States by submitting false claims for income tax refunds to the IRS. … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Tax Return Preparer, Kimberly Bagneski Pleads Guilty to Filing False Claims for Tax Refunds

Wisconsin News: Green Bay Man, Michael J. Propst Indicted for Threatening Telephone Calls to Daycare Centers

Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on February 5, 2019, a federal grand jury issued an indictment against Michael J. Propst (age: 46) of Green Bay, Wisconsin. The six-count indictment alleges that Propst placed interstate telephone calls to daycare centers in Indiana and Iowa with … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Green Bay Man, Michael J. Propst Indicted for Threatening Telephone Calls to Daycare Centers

Wisconsin News: Neenah Man, Tou W. Vang Indicted on Drug Dealing and Firearm Charges

Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on February 5, 2019, a federal grand jury issued an indictment against Tou W. Vang, also known as “Meng Vang” (age: 38) of Neenah, Wisconsin. The indictment alleges that Vang possessed methamphetamine and marijuana with the intent to distribute … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Neenah Man, Tou W. Vang Indicted on Drug Dealing and Firearm Charges

Wisconsin News: Appleton Sex Offender, Brandon T. Daul Indicted on Child Pornography Charges

Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on February 5, 2019, a federal grand jury returned an indictment against Brandon T. Daul (age: 36) of Appleton, Wisconsin. According to the indictment, in October of 2015, Daul distributed images of child pornography including images of children approximately … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Appleton Sex Offender, Brandon T. Daul Indicted on Child Pornography Charges

Wisconsin News: Menominee Men Indicted for Firearm Offenses on Menominee Indian Reservation

Wisconsin – Matthew D. Krueger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on February 5, 2019, a federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment against two men allegedly involved in a firearms offense in the Menominee Indian Reservation. The indictment named Tony A. Fish, Jr. (age: 38) of Zoar and Robert S. … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Menominee Men Indicted for Firearm Offenses on Menominee Indian Reservation

Wisconsin News: Oxycodone Distributor, Lee Hueckstaedt Sentenced to 72 Months in Prison

Wisconsin – Matthew D. Krueger, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced today that on January 4, 2019, Lee Hueckstaedt, (age 32) of Rhinelander was sentenced in federal court to 72 months in prison for conspiring to distribute oxycodone and using a firearm in furtherance of that conspiracy. Hueckstaedt had previously pleaded … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Oxycodone Distributor, Lee Hueckstaedt Sentenced to 72 Months in Prison

Wisconsin News: U.S. Attorneys Issue Warnings to Opioid Prescribers

Wisconsin – Matthew D. Krueger, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, and Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced today that their offices, in coordination with federal and state law enforcement agencies, have sent notification letters to numerous medical professionals around Wisconsin cautioning them about their … Continue reading Wisconsin News: U.S. Attorneys Issue Warnings to Opioid Prescribers

Wisconsin News: Kaukauna Man, Christopher J. Hietpas Sentenced for Federal Wildlife Violation

Wisconsin – Matthew D. Krueger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on January 31, 2019, Christopher J. Hietpas (age: 35), of Kaukauna, Wisconsin, entered a guilty plea and was sentenced for violating Title 16 United States Code, Sections 3372(a)(2)(A) and 3373(d)(2), of “the Lacey Act.” According to court documents, in September … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Kaukauna Man, Christopher J. Hietpas Sentenced for Federal Wildlife Violation

Wisconsin News: Walgreen Co. Agrees to Pay $3.5 Million to Settle Allegations Under the False Claims Act

Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger announced today that Walgreen Co. (“Walgreens”) has agreed to pay $3.5 million to the United States and the State of Wisconsin to settle allegations that Walgreens violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims to Medicaid for stimulant medications without complying with Medicaid rules designed to ensure … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Walgreen Co. Agrees to Pay $3.5 Million to Settle Allegations Under the False Claims Act

Wisconsin News: Seven North Carolina Residents Indicted for Scheme to Defraud Banks and Credit Unions in Green Bay and the Fox Valley

Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on December 18, 2018, a federal grand jury returned an indictment against Che L. Simons a/k/a “Che L. Simmons” (age: 28), Sequoia D. Southerland (age: 21), Mackel H. W. Gaither (age: 28), Henry L. Wilder (age: 32), Fred P. … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Seven North Carolina Residents Indicted for Scheme to Defraud Banks and Credit Unions in Green Bay and the Fox Valley

Wisconsin News: Racine Man, Jeremy C. Wade Convicted of Impersonating a DEA Agent

Wisconsin – Matthew D. Krueger, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on December 18, 2018, a jury in Milwaukee returned guilty verdicts on two charges of impersonating a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent against Jeremy C. Wade, (age: 29) of Racine. Wade had been charged with violating Title 18, … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Racine Man, Jeremy C. Wade Convicted of Impersonating a DEA Agent

Wisconsin News: Keshena Man, Shawn Sanapaw Sentenced for Aggravated Assault on Menominee Indian Reservation

Wisconsin – Matthew D. Krueger, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on December 17, 2018, Shawn Sanapaw (age: 38), of Keshena, was sentenced to 18 months in prison and 36 months of supervised release by Chief United States District Judge William C. Griesbach after a conviction for Assault Resulting in … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Keshena Man, Shawn Sanapaw Sentenced for Aggravated Assault on Menominee Indian Reservation

Wisconsin News: Aurora Health Care, Inc. Agrees to Pay $12 Million to Settle Allegations Under the False Claims Act and the Stark Law

Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger announced today that Aurora Health Care, Inc. (“Aurora”) has agreed to pay $12 million to the United States and State of Wisconsin to settle allegations that Aurora violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims to Medicare and Medicaid in violation of the Stark Law. Aurora and … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Aurora Health Care, Inc. Agrees to Pay $12 Million to Settle Allegations Under the False Claims Act and the Stark Law

Wisconsin News: Oshkosh Man, Desmond T. Burns Indicted for Fentanyl Overdose Death

Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on December 4, 2018, a federal grand jury indictment was unsealed against Desmond T. Burns (age: 39) of Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The indictment alleges Burns distributed Fentanyl in violation of Title 21 United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and (b)(1)(C). Further, … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Oshkosh Man, Desmond T. Burns Indicted for Fentanyl Overdose Death

Wisconsin News: Green Bay Man, David L. Shanks Jr. Sentenced for Distribution of Heroin and Fentanyl, Resulting in One Death and Two Overdoses

Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin announced that on December 3, 2018, David L. Shanks Jr. (age 37), was sentenced to multiple life terms of imprisonment by Chief District Judge William C. Griesbach. In September, Shanks was convicted by a jury in Green Bay of conspiring to … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Green Bay Man, David L. Shanks Jr. Sentenced for Distribution of Heroin and Fentanyl, Resulting in One Death and Two Overdoses

Wisconsin News: Neenah Man, Jeffrey Melgar Indicted on Methamphetamine Charges

Neenah, Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on November 20, 2018, a federal indictment was issued against Jeffrey Melgar (age: 33) of Neenah, Wisconsin. The indictment alleges that Jeffrey Melgar possessed in excess of 50 grams of actual (also known as “crystal”) methamphetamine with the … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Neenah Man, Jeffrey Melgar Indicted on Methamphetamine Charges

Wisconsin News: Former Green Bay Resident, Alma Ramirez Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud, Filing False Tax Returns and Aggravated Identity Theft

Wisconsin – Matthew D. Krueger, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that Alma Ramirez (age: 40) formerly of Green Bay, Wisconsin, appeared in federal court in Green Bay and pleaded guilty to wire fraud, assisting in the filing false tax returns seeking fraudulent tax refunds, and aggravated identity theft. As … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Former Green Bay Resident, Alma Ramirez Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud, Filing False Tax Returns and Aggravated Identity Theft

Wisconsin News: Two Keshena Men Sentenced for Firearms Offenses on the Menominee Indian Reservation

Wisconsin – Matthew D. Krueger, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that Bobby Joe Sanapaw (age: 33) and Jeremy Fish (age: 34), both of Keshena, recently received sentences after convictions for firearms offenses on the Menominee Indian Reservation. The sentences were the result of July 12, 2018, guilty pleas entered by … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Two Keshena Men Sentenced for Firearms Offenses on the Menominee Indian Reservation

Wisconsin News: Third Liberty Tax Preparer, Karen Tompkins Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy and Preparing Fraudulent Tax Returns

Wisconsin – Matthew D. Krueger, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin announced that Karen Tompkins (Age: 58) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, appeared in federal court in Milwaukee and pleaded guilty to two felony counts. Specifically, Tompkins admitted to knowingly taking part in a conspiracy to defraud the United States by preparing and … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Third Liberty Tax Preparer, Karen Tompkins Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy and Preparing Fraudulent Tax Returns

Wisconsin News: John Miller Ragland, Income Tax Evasion

Wisconsin – Matthew D. Krueger, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that John Miller Ragland (age: 71) formerly of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin has been charged in an indictment with four counts of tax evasion. Specifically, the indictment charges that Mr. Ragland under-reported his income during the years 2010 – 2013 … Continue reading Wisconsin News: John Miller Ragland, Income Tax Evasion

Wisconsin News: Milwaukee Resident, Kameka Simpson Convicted of Prescription Fraud and Aggravated ID Theft in Scheme to Obtain Oxycodone

Milwaukee, Wn. – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger announced today that Kameka Simpson, 43, of Milwaukee, pleaded guilty in federal district court to one count of obtaining controlled substances (oxycodone) by fraud, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 843(a)(3), and one count of aggravated identity theft, in violation of Title 18, … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Milwaukee Resident, Kameka Simpson Convicted of Prescription Fraud and Aggravated ID Theft in Scheme to Obtain Oxycodone

Wisconsin News: Milwaukee Man, Lonnie Mixon Charged in Federal Court with Weapons Charges and Witness Intimidation

Milwaukee, Wn. – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger announced that on November 7, 2018, a federal grand jury returned a six-count indictment against Lonnie Mixon (age: 28), of Milwaukee. The indictment charges Mixon with five separate counts of illegally possessing a firearm, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, 922(g) (1) and one … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Milwaukee Man, Lonnie Mixon Charged in Federal Court with Weapons Charges and Witness Intimidation

Wisconsin News: Keshena Man, Mario Escalante Sentenced to 36 Months in Prison for Sexual Abuse of a Child on Menominee Indian Reservation

Wisconsin – Matthew D. Krueger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that Mario Escalante, Sr. (age: 42), of Keshena, was sentenced on November 2, 2018 to 36 months in prison and 5 years of supervised release after convictions for two counts of Attempted Abusive Sexual Contact on the Menominee Indian Reservation. The … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Keshena Man, Mario Escalante Sentenced to 36 Months in Prison for Sexual Abuse of a Child on Menominee Indian Reservation

Wisconsin News: Cudahy Man, Adam J. Westphal Sentenced in Green Bay Federal Court on Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Charge

Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on October 29, 2018, Adam J. Westphal, also known on-line as “daddyinyouagain” (age: 41) of Cudahy, Wisconsin, was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison by Chief District Judge William C. Griesbach. Additional charges of distribution of child pornography … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Cudahy Man, Adam J. Westphal Sentenced in Green Bay Federal Court on Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Charge

Wisconsin News: United States Attorneys Jointly Announce Election Day Program

Wisconsin – United States Attorneys Scott C. Blader of the Western District of Wisconsin and Matthew D. Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin announced today that they have appointed Assistant United States Attorneys to lead the efforts of their respective offices in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the November … Continue reading Wisconsin News: United States Attorneys Jointly Announce Election Day Program

Wisconsin News: Appleton Man, Craig R. Webb Indicted on Firearm and Methamphetamine Charges

Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on October 10, 2018, a two-count federal indictment was issued against Craig R. Webb (age: 42) of Appleton, Wisconsin. The indictment alleges that Craig R. Webb possessed in excess of 50 grams of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Appleton Man, Craig R. Webb Indicted on Firearm and Methamphetamine Charges

Wisconsin News: Algoma Sex Offender Sean R. Evansen Indicted on Child Pornography Charges

Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on October 10, 2018, a federal grand jury returned an indictment against Sean R. Evansen (age: 35) of Algoma, Wisconsin. According to the indictment, between June 6, 2018, and September 13, 2018, Evansen received and possessed images of child … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Algoma Sex Offender Sean R. Evansen Indicted on Child Pornography Charges

Wisconsin News: Manitowoc Man, Anthony C. Moore Indicted on Firearm and Methamphetamine Charges

Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on October 12, 2018, a three-count federal indictment was unsealed against Anthony C. Moore (age: 32) of Manitowoc, Wisconsin. The indictment alleges that Anthony C. Moore possessed methamphetamine with the intent to distribute the controlled substance and did so … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Manitowoc Man, Anthony C. Moore Indicted on Firearm and Methamphetamine Charges