Madison
57° F
Clear
Clear
Advertisement

Court official pleads no contest in tax case

Published On: May 16 2013 05:45:06 PM CDT   Updated On: May 16 2013 05:51:23 PM CDT
Gavel generic
MADISON, Wis. -

A Milwaukee County court commissioner has pleaded no contest to filing false tax documents.

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen said Geneva McKinley, 49, of Milwaukee, was convicted of two counts of filing false tax documents following her change of plea hearing Thursday in Dane County Circuit Court.

Judge Julie Genovese withheld sentence and ordered McKinley to serve 18 months on probation. McKinley was ordered to serve five days in jail as a condition of probation.

If McKinley attends a required number of counseling sessions, she can petition to have her probation end after one year.

McKinley was convicted for filing personal income tax returns for the 2005 and 2006 tax years that contained false statements. The Department of Revenue will seek restitution.

McKinley's attorney did not immediately return a call Thursday.

Advertisement
  • Police lights file 2

    Ridiculous 911 calls

    Have you ever considered calling 911 because of a massive spider in your house? How about because a McDonald's employee got your order wrong? Take a look at some of the strangest reasons people have recently called 911.

  • Cosby on stage

    Gerardo Mora/Getty Image

    Latest in Cosby sex scandal

    Court documents from 2005 were obtained by The Associated Press indicate Bill Cosby said he bought Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to a woman he wanted to have sex with. Here is a timeline of accusations made against the comedian.

  • Tour de France crash 8

    Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

    20-bike pileup at Tour de France

    Twenty riders were involved in a huge crash during the 2015 Tour de France in Belgium on July 6. Click through for images of the carnage.

Advertisement