If convicted, Ales faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison on each charge. The charges against her are the result of an investigation by the Dane County Sheriff’s Office, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Assistant U.S. Attorney Julie Pfluger is handling the prosecution.
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