Wisconsin woman accused of money laundering, theft in Fox Lake

Updated 6/25/2020 9:26 PM

An eight-month investigation by the Fox Lake Police Department and other agencies has led to a Wisconsin woman's arrest on two counts of theft and three counts of money laundering of funds in excess of $1 million.

Fifty-year-old Michele L. Kirk, also known as Michele L. Fitte, was arrested Thursday and charged with five felonies related to her time as a property manager at Vacation Village Homeowners Association in Fox Lake, authorities said in a news release.


The Lake County state's attorney, the Illinois Department of Revenue and the Wisconsin Department of Revenue assisted in the investigation that began in late October.

Bond for Kirk, who is a resident of Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, was set at $250,000.

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