Woman accused of embezzling $476K from Milwaukee County home care facility
MILWAUKEE -- The Wisconsin Department of Revenue Office of Criminal Investigation announced on Friday, Jan. 10 that Stephanie Roeglin of Milwaukee faces three felony charges for allegedly embezzling more than $476,000 from a Milwaukee County home care facility. Count one is for theft over $100,000, count two is for identity theft, and count three is for identity theft of a business.
According to the criminal complaint, Roeglin, who was the Executive Director at the Milwaukee County home care facility from 2010 to 2017, created a fictitious employee in order to embezzle $260,698 from 2013 to 2017. Additionally, Roeglin intentionally overpaid herself $215,842 for a total embezzlement from her employer of $476,540.
Criminal charges were filed in Milwaukee County by the Wisconsin Department of Justice Attorney General's Office on Jan. 9 after an investigation by Special Agents from the Wisconsin Department of Revenue Office of Criminal Investigation.
If convicted, Roeglin could face 24 1/2 years in prison, $45,000 in fines, or both.