Federal charges against 5 former DMR employees

November 7, 2013 

Federal charges

Two federal indictments issued Thursday charge the following people with the crimes listed.

Indictment containing five counts

Bill Walker, 68, and Scott Walker, 34: 5 charges each -- conspiracy to defraud a federal program, theft from a federal program, conspiracy to commit mail fraud, two counts of mail fraud.

Joe Ziegler, 66: 3 charges -- conspiracy to commit mail fraud, two counts of mail fraud

Tina Shumate, 52: 2 charges -- conspiracy to defraud the federal government, theft from a federal program.

Indictment containing six counts

Scott Walker and Michael Janus, 47: 5 charges each -- conspiracy to defraud the federal government, theft from a federal program; bribery in connection with a federal program, with Walker accused of offering a bribe and Janus accused of accepting it; two counts of money laundering.

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