The FBI’s Internet Crime Report found there was a 69% increase in reports of cybercrimes last year compared to 2019. That includes more than 791,790 complaints with more than $4.1 billion in reported losses nationally. Of those totals, Wisconsin had 8,308 victims with $36,081,681 in reported losses, not necessarily including lost wages or production.
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Mark Scoville and Catherine Ottinger were arrested Wednesday between Fairchild and Stanley by Eau Claire County Sheriff’s deputies with the help of the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office. Their arrests culminate a three-year investigation.
Green Bay Police are looking for victims of burglaries, likely to storage units, after an officer on routine patrol interrupted what they say was a burglary in progress. It led police to a home where they discovered hundreds of stolen items packed into storage containers.
Marshfield Police and Fire Commission will work with the city’s attorney to serve the Marshfield Police Department’s chief with charges for removal. That will trigger a series of events beginning with a hearing to go over the evidence in the matter. A date for that has not yet been set.
The FBI alleges in an affidavit that white supremacists schemed to attack power stations in the southeastern U.S. and one Ohio teenager wanted the group to be “operational” on a faster timeline if President Donald Trump lost his re-election bid.
The latest report that monitors Lincoln Hills/Copper Lake Schools' progress in complying with a federal judge’s court-ordered changes found significant improvement at the facility as well as persistent problems.