A recent security breach at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has heightened concern over the possibility of identity theft. University officials are informing a number of individuals including former and current students of the incident which occurred a few months ago, when someone hacked into the school's server.
A 38-year-old man from Stevens Point who was convicted of a federal crime has been sentenced Friday in federal court to 18 months in prison.
There are a number of different crimes that fall under the category of "white collar crimes". One of those crimes is internet crimes. This crime typically comes about when an individual is arrested for using the internet to perpetuate a crime, often fraud.
According to a complaint filed in La Crosse County Circuit Court, a Wisconsin priest is being accused of sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl outside of a hotel.
Being charged with a crime can leave many people confused and frustrated as they try to determine what their next step should be. The consequences for a drug crime conviction can range from being ordered to complete a substance abuse program to serving a lengthy prison sentence.
As technology continues to evolve, law enforcement is faced with the task of dealing with accusations of internet crimes.
State agencies are currently working to increase awareness in Wisconsin regarding the growing concern of human trafficking. Those who are caught and charged with human trafficking can face charges under state law. But in some instances, individuals can be charged with federal crimes.
Residents in South Beloit may find it difficult to find certain items in stores. After a city council meeting on Monday this week, an ordinance was passed that bans the sale of items considered drug paraphernalia.
A Wisconsin man lost his girlfriend to cancer. The two had been planning to get married and start a family with the woman's children. But a few weeks after her death, the man was arrested this week and charged with identity theft because he had used her food stamp card to purchase food.