United States v. Wheeler (D. Me.)
On December 29, 2023, the United States filed an amended pattern or practice complaint in United States v. Wheeler (D. Me). The complaint, which was originally filed on November 16, 2023, alleges that Defendant Fred Wheeler discriminated on the basis of sex in violation of the Fair Housing Act (FHA) by sexually harassing numerous female tenants and prospective tenants in properties that Wheeler owned and managed in central Maine. The complaint also names as a defendant Landscape Center of Maine, Inc., through which Wheeler managed his properties.