The former Milwaukee County Register of Deeds, John LaFave, is under federal investigation for his role in a “false invoice” scheme totaling more than $2.3 million.
According to search warrant documents, LaFave, who retired April 12, is accused arranging the scheme with Superior Support Resources Inc.
LaFave is accused of asking the Brookfield company for false invoices at the end of 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Investigators say his goal was to spend all of the money from his office’s budget so that it would not go back to the Milwaukee County general fund.
LaFave’s attorney had no comment regarding the search warrant documents.
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