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October 2017 Archives

Violating workplace computer policy can lead to criminal charges

If you work in an office environment in the Milwaukee area, chances are your employer has policies on what you can and cannot do on the computer. Many people tend to ignore or forget those stipulations once they have been on the job for a while. The internet offers most individuals a sense of privacy and anonymity. This may lead you to believe you can post and do anything you want online. However, if you fall prey to that sense of security, you could end up facing criminal charges for a computer crime

3 arrested and accused of drug crimes in recent investigation

Many law enforcement agencies in Wisconsin and across the nation make use of a variety of measures in an effort to stem the flow of drug activity. Throughout an investigation, authorities may use informants to engage potential suspects, whether simply for information or to attempt to purchase narcotics. A recent investigation has led to the arrest of three individuals, all of which have been accused of numerous drug crimes.

White collar crimes: Wisconsin man accused of felony embezzlement

When it appears that business funds fund have been handled inappropriately, an investigation into the matter may ensue. Should this lead to allegations of white collar crimes, such as embezzlement, the accused party may feel somewhat overwhelmed and intimidated by the process. A former head of a nonprofit organization in Wisconsin is facing similar charges after he was recently accused of embezzling over $15,000 over a period of several years.

White collar crimes: 1 accused of business theft in Wisconsin

When one company provides another with a product to sell, they generally expect to see a return within a reasonable amount of time. Failure to pay for products is a serious offense and can lead an individual to face allegations of theft. White collar crimes of this nature have major consequences, which become more severe the higher the amount allegedly stolen. A Wisconsin man is facing similar charges after allegedly failing to pay potato growers for over $700,000 worth of product.

3 accused of multiple drug crimes following apartment fire

Upon receiving reports of a fire, emergency responders are generally swift in response to extinguish the threat. While at the scene, they may initiate an investigation into the cause of the fire, which can lead to a search of the premises. If suspicious activity is found in the process, those who reside within might find themselves facing criminal charges. Three individuals have been arrested and accused of drug crimes after a fire broke out in an apartment building in Wisconsin.

Violent crimes: 2 facing attempted armed robbery charges

Being accused of a crime such as armed robbery can be an intimidating process. A conviction for violent crimes of this nature carries serious penalties that can have a significant impact on the future of an accused individual. Two men are facing similar charges after allegedly attempting to rob an individual at gunpoint in Wisconsin.

2 accused of drug crimes following search of parked vehicle

If law enforcement agents deem an action as suspicious, they may choose to investigate the situation further. Should this lead to the search of a vehicle, this could lead to criminal allegations if they claim to discover the presence of illegal narcotics. A man and woman in Wisconsin have recently been taken into custody and accused of multiple drug crimes after police came upon a vehicle parked behind a storage unit.

White collar crimes: Former deputy accused of felony theft

Many individuals use company credit cards on a daily basis. These cards may be issued and approved for a variety of purposes, and abusing one's privileges in this area might be frowned upon or, in more serious situations, could even lead to criminal charges. A former deputy in Wisconsin has recently been accused of felony theft under similar circumstances, and the penalties for white collar crimes of this nature are severe if a conviction is obtained.

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