February 28, 2005
Ex-FHWA Employee Gets One Year in Jail, Ordered to Pay $158,000 for Embezzlement
Anna Lange, a former program assistant with the Wisconsin Division of FHWA, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Madison, WI to 12 months in prison and ordered to pay $158,000 in restitution for embezzlement. Between 1999 and 2003, Lange embezzled the funds through unauthorized use of convenience checks and a Government purchase card. Lange’s employment with FHWA was terminated in December 2003, and she pled guilty in December 2004.