Former Columbus mayor pleads guilty to bank fraud

A plea of guilty was entered this week in U.S. District Court for former Columbus mayor Michael Eisenga, according to a report from the Wisconsin State Journal.

Eisenga was charged last fall with federal bank fraud for the alleged use of fraudulent documents to secure a loan for a Columbus building he claimed was under a long-term lease. The bank fraud charge carries up to 30 years in prison and a $1 million fine.  

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