MADISON — Prosecutors in
Winnebago County have leveled 20 theft charges against a former
Thrivent Financial adviser.
Oshkosh Police said in a news
release that 56-year-old Jean Walsh-Josephson is suspected of
stealing over $1 million from two elderly clients. Prosecutors
filed the charges on Tuesday.
A court commissioner set Walsh-Josephson's
bail at $10,000 during an initial court appearance and set a
preliminary hearing for Dec. 10.
Walsh-Josephson is already facing
10 charges ranging from forgery to theft for allegedly stealing
from clients in two other cases.
Her attorney, listed in online
court records as Nathan Wojan, didn't immediately respond to an
email seeking comment.
The state Department of Financial
Institutions suspended Walsh-Josephson's financial advising
registration in August, a day after she was charged with the first