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For Immediate Release
March 30, 2006  

Governor Jim Doyle signed into law the financial crimes bill

(Madison) On March 27, Governor Jim Doyle signed into law the financial crimes bill that toughens penalties and defines new crimes against financial institutions. Assembly Bill 986 will provide more options for prosecutors and act as a strong deterrent to criminals who commit crimes against financial institutions. DFI Secretary Lorrie Keating Heinemann is pictured with Governor Doyle at the signing along with officials from several banks and the Wisconsin Bankers Association