A 23-year-old Nekoosa man has been charged with making a false statement in a matter within the jurisdiction of the Executive Branch of the United States.
The indictment alleges Travis Billman sent an electronic communication to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Internet web site stating that a certain individual was going to steal nuclear blueprints from the United States Navy and sell the information.
The indictment alleges that Billman knew this statement was false.
If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison.
The charge against him is the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The prosecution of this case will be handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney David J. Reinhard.
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