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Wisconsin deputy accused of teen sexual assault

A Wisconsin County law enforcement officer recently quit his job after working more than four years with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department. The 34-year-old former deputy was accused of bringing a 15-year-old female to a Wausau wedding reception attended by coworkers, kissing the girl and giving alcohol to the teen.

What can I expect when facing vehicular homicide charges?

An accident that in some way leads to a death is one of the most serious charges a person could face. This is a federal crime and is often referred to as vehicular homicide, OWI homicide or homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle.

A look at the possible penalties of insider trading

For many Wisconsin residents, insider trading is a source of confusion. This can be particularly so for those who are new to working the markets or even engaging in simple day trading. Not long ago, a post appearing in the blog for Kohn, Smith and Roth explained many of the details associated with insider trading. However, the post did not delve into the possible penalties one could incur if convicted. As a continuation of the original post, some of the most common of these penalties are discussed in the following sections.

What you need to know about Megan's law in Wisconsin

Wisconsin, like many other American states, enforces Megan's law for those convicted of sex crimes against children. President Bill Clinton signed the bill into law in 1996, in the interest of creating a means to protect the public from convicted sex offenders. Megan's law mandates that all Wisconsin sex offenders are entered into the state's sex offender registry; non-compliance with the law can result in severe penalties.

A fraud conviction in Wisconsin can change your life

Fraud: For many, it just doesn't feel like that big a deal, but depending upon the circumstances, fraud charges can bring life-changing consequences to those convicted. There are many different kinds of fraud from simple employee theft to severe wire fraud and all of the United States takes such allegations seriously. In fact, it is a federal offense to commit fraud in many cases and could mean the loss of freedom, money and reputation.

Wisconsin man indicted on federal charges for racketeering

A 42-year-old man from Fort Lauderdale who ran a "tout service" for gamblers is facing charges after a federal grand jury in Milwaukee chose to indict him on six counts that included racketeering, extortion, gun charges and federal fraud. The charges against the man stemmed from an incident that began back in 2012, when a client of the man decided to reduce the amount of his gambling activity and told the man that he would not be using him to pick as many of his bets.

Racine man sentenced to prison for sexual assault of teenage girl

A 19-year-old Racine man is facing ten years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of second degree sexual assault and one count of false imprisonment. The man was initially charged back in January with one count each of false imprisonment and suffocation and strangulation, along with three counts of second degree sexual assault.

Wisconsin mother faces jail time for sex acts involving son

A Milwaukee County Circuit judge has sentenced a 25-year-old Wisconsin woman to seven years in prison for possession of underage pornography. The charges against the woman stemmed from a series of incidents in which the woman allegedly engaged in sexual acts with her toddler son.

Wisconsin man receives 63 months for sex crime charges

A 34-year-old Milwaukee man has been sentenced to 63 months in prison after pleading guilty to transportation for prostitution in August. The man, who was indicted back in December, was also initially facing charges for inducing travel to engage in prostitution and sex trafficking before pleading guilty to the transportation for prostitution charge.

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