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Police: Man failed to tell sex partners he was HIV-positive

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Jason Taufner

WATERFORD, Wis. - A Waterford man is accused of failing to tell six people he was HIV-positive before having unprotected sex with them.

The Milwaukee County District Attorney says 42-year-old Jason Taufner is charged with six counts of recklessly endangering safety. He faces a maximum penalty of 84 years in prison.

The criminal complaint says one of his victims has tested HIV-positive since having sex with him.

Taufner had allegedly met four of his victims at a tattoo shop in West Allis where he was working.

Taufner has been prosecuted and convicted twice previously for the same crime. Authorities say that asa condition of his last sentence, he was ordered to inform any sexual partner of his HIV status.

A phone number for Taufner could not be found.

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