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FOND DU LAC -Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today that Taycheedah inmate Kristine Flynn appeared in court and entered guilty pleas to 5 separate counts of felony tax credit fraud before the Honorable Judge Lewis Murach, in Fond Du Lac County Circuit Court.
According to the Wisconsin Department of Justice's criminal complaint, Flynn assisted in the preparation and filing of several fraudulent Homestead Tax Credit forms for herself and others. In each of the tax credit forms, Flynn gave fictitious landlord, address, and income information. Flynn defrauded the Wisconsin Department of Revenue of several thousand dollars in taxpayer money that was meant to assist low-income individuals living in rental properties.
A sentencing will be scheduled at a later date. At sentencing Flynn faces a maximum of 50 years of imprisonment and $50,000.00in fines.
This matter was investigated by the Wisconsin Department of Revenue and the Wisconsin State Capitol Police Department. Assistant Attorney General Eric D. Défort represents the State of Wisconsin as Special Prosecutor for Dane County and Fond du Lac County in this case.