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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 New: Hortonville Man, Jason W. Junek Receives 15 Year Sentence for Sexual Exploitation of Minors

Wisconsin – Matthew D. Krueger, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on December 10, 2018, Jason W. Junek (age: 42) of Hortonville, Wisconsin, was sentenced by Chief District Judge William C. Griesbach to 15 years in federal prison for sexual exploitation of minor children in violation of Title 18 United … Continue reading Wisconsin New: Hortonville Man, Jason W. Junek Receives 15 Year Sentence for Sexual Exploitation of Minors

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: Kiel Wisconsin Man, Jonathan Tilman Lane Sentenced to Federal Prison for Food Tampering

Kiel, Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger announced today that Judge Pamela Pepper, sentenced Jonathan Tilman Lane, from Kiel, Wisconsin, to 54 months in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised released for tampering with a consumer product in violation of Title 18, United States Code 1365. Lane was also ordered to … Continue reading Wisconsin News: Kiel Wisconsin Man, Jonathan Tilman Lane Sentenced to Federal Prison for Food Tampering

Wisconsin News: David E. Polnitz, Jr. Convicted of Threatening U.S. Postal Service Letter Carrier and Firearm Possession in Milwaukee

Wisconsin – Matthew D. Krueger, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that on November 27, 2018, a jury found David E. Polnitz, Jr., (age: 39) of Milwaukee, guilty of illegally possessing a firearm and forcibly assaulting, impeding, intimidating or interfering with a United States Postal Service (USPS) Letter Carrier. On … Continue reading Wisconsin News: David E. Polnitz, Jr. Convicted of Threatening U.S. Postal Service Letter Carrier and Firearm Possession in Milwaukee

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