New Richmond woman charged in tax and fraud crimes case

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MADISON, Wis. (WEAU) -- A New Richmond woman is charged after investigators say she embezzled money and didn't pay taxes on hundreds of thousands of dollars.

The indictment says Stephanie Johnson, 40, withheld tax payments from employees' paychecks. Johnson worked for a company that provided group homes and home health care to adults with developmental disabilities. Investigators say over three years she owes nearly $250,000 in payroll taxes.

It also says that Johnson is facing other charges for embezzling nearly $200,000.

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