A Washington man is facing up to 20 years in prison on federal mail fraud and money laundering charges.

Bradley Ferguson, 48, owner of Paymaster Business Solutions in Fenton, was indicted late Wednesday by a federal grand jury, the U.S. attorney’s office reported.

Ferguson is accused of withdrawing money from the bank accounts of business clients to pay federal, state and local taxes but did not make the payments, according to the indictment.

If convicted, Ferguson faces up to 20 years in federal prison on the mail fraud charge and up to five years for money laundering.

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