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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Western District of Wisconsin

www.justice.gov/usao/wiw

For Immediate Release

December 8, 2011

John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney

Contact: AUSA Assigned to Case
(608) 264-5158

Federal Grand Jury Returns Indictments

Madison, Wisconsin – A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting in Madison, returned the following indictments yesterday. You are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Madison Man Charged with Producing Child Pornography

Thomas R. Valley, 27, Madison, Wis., is charged with six counts of persuading a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing a visual depiction of the conduct. The indictment alleges that he did so on six occasions in 2010 and 2011. The indictment seeks the forfeiture of the equipment he allegedly used, including cell phones, a video camera, a hard drive, and computers.

If convicted, Valley faces a mandatory minimum penalty of 15 years and a maximum penalty of 40 years in federal prison on each of the six counts. The charges against him are the result of an investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Altman.

Man Charged with Health Care Fraud

Dennis J. Vandermause, 64, Colbert, Wash., is charged with 16 counts of health care fraud. The indictment alleges that between January 2004 and January 31, 2008, Vandermause, operating the Family Health Resource Group, a Wisconsin mental health services provider, unlawfully obtained money from a Wisconsin Medicaid program that authorized in-home mental health treatment to minor Medicaid patients.

The indictment alleges that Vandermause submitted claims for payment to Medicaid through the Family Resource Group for services that were never rendered and travel related to the services that never took place. The indictment alleges that Vandermause caused the submission of at least $170,460 in fraudulent claims.

The indictment seeks the forfeiture of all property constituting or derived from gross proceeds traceable to the alleged offense, including but not limited to a sum of money equal to $81,576.09.

If convicted, Vandermause faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine on each count. The charges against him are the result of an investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Peter M. Jarosz.

Dane County Man Charged with Drug and Gun Crimes

Juan M. Flores-Olague, 54, Town of Medina, Wis., is charged with distributing cocaine, possessing cocaine with intent to distribute, and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. The indictment alleges that he distributed cocaine on November 16, 2011, and that he possessed cocaine and a .22 caliber pistol on November 18, 2011.

If convicted, Flores-Olague faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison on each of the drug charges, and a mandatory consecutive five years in federal prison on the firearms charge. The charges against him are the result of an investigation by the Dane County Narcotics and Gang Task Force and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Rita M. Rumbelow.

Madison Man Charged with Gun Crime

Gerald A. McClellan, Jr., 22, Madison, Wis., is charged with possessing ammunition after previously being convicted of misdemeanor crime of domestic violence. The indictment alleges that he possessed 9mm ammunition on September 24, 2011.

If convicted, McClellan faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. The charge against him is the result of an investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Madison Police Department. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Rita M. Rumbelow.

Man Charged with Illegal Re-Entering United States

Jonas Campos-Felix, 24, a citizen of Mexico found in Sun Prairie, Wis., is charged with illegally re-entering the United States after previously being deported. The indictment alleges that he was found in the United States on June 29, 2009.

If convicted, Campos-Felix faces a maximum penalty of two years in federal prison. The charge against him is the result of an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert A. Anderson.

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