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News and Press Releases

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Press Contact: Emily Langlie, (206) 553-4110

April 2014

April 23, 2014

BURTON: Former JBLM Soldier Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison for Production and Distribution of Child Pornography

April 21, 2014

DISASTER FRAUD: U.S. Attorney and Snohomish County Prosecutor Alert Public to Beware of Disaster Fraud in Aftermath of Oso Landslide

SK FOODS: Justice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against SK Food Group

KANDI: Former Pierce County Hard Money Lender Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Fraud Scheme

April 18, 2014

SCHESSO: Former Vancouver, Washington Man Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Child Pornography

April 15, 2014

UNG: Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Violent Crime Linked to Debt Dispute

April 14, 2014

CALDWELL: Longview Man Sentenced to Prison for Illegal Sewage Dumping Scheme

JOHNSON: Organizers of Long-Running Marijuana Production and Distribution Ring Sentenced to Prison

April 11, 2014

STAHLMAN: Pierce County Woman Pleads Guilty to Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

YANN: PKent Tax Preparer Indicted for Wire Fraud, False Claims and Aggravated Identity Theft

April 10, 2014

DOJ INITIATIVE: U.S. Attorney Teams with Mariners and Macklemore to Combat Bullying

April 8, 2014

CARLSON: Tulalip Tribal Member Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Murder in Death of Toddler

BUTTERBAUGH: Arizona Doctor Sued for Prescribing Controlled Substances without DEA Registration in Washington State

April 3, 2014

LE: Anesthesiologist Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Unlawfully Distributing Oxycodone


March 2014

March 31, 2014

DRY: Kirkland Plastic Surgeon Pays $125,000 to Settle DEA Drug Diversion Claims

March 28, 2014

SINGH: Defendant who Fled During Drug Trafficking Trial Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison

SURYAN: Operator of Mobile ID Theft Lab Sentenced to Prison

PHAM: Member of Bank Fraud Ring Sentenced to Prison for Using Firearm to try to Collect Debts

March 27, 2014

STALKFLEET: Stanwood, Washington Business Owner Sentenced to Prison for Disability Fraud

March 20, 2014

THOMAS: Former Credit Union President Sentenced to Prison for Fraud and Embezzlement Scheme

March 14, 2014

NGUYEN: University Place Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Plotting to Hire 'Hit Man' to Assassinate People in Vietnam

March 13, 2014

SPANGLER: Former Seattle Investment Advisor Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Wire Fraud, Money Laundering and Investment Advisor Fraud

XU: Apartment Owner and Company Sentenced for Clean Air Act Violations

March 11, 2014

SAROYA: Owner and Operator of Crime Infested Tukwila Motel Sentenced to Prison

March 10, 2014

CASTILLO: Ballard Resident who Repeatedly Sold Marijuana to Minors Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison

March 6, 2014

JASPER: Nevada Man Sentenced to Prison for Possession of Stolen Truck, Weapons and Homemade Explosives

DAHLQUIST: Auburn Woman Sentenced to Prison for Fraud - Claimed Cancer Diagnosis to Steal $400,000 from Elderly Neighbor

March 4, 2014

BORMAN-ZWEEKHORST: Former Lake Forest Park Water District Clerk Sentenced to Prison for Embezzlement


February 2014

February 28, 2014

LEE: Kelso Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Production of Child Pornography

SMITH: Repeat Offender Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Possession of Stolen Firearms

BANK ROBBERY CREW: Last Member of Violent Take-Over Robbery Crew Sentenced

February 25, 2014

HERNANDEZ: Thirteen Arrested in Connection with Meth and Heroin Distribution Ring

SMITH: Sequim Drug Trafficker Arrested Following High Speed Chase

February 19, 2014

FIREARMS ENFORCEMENT: Two Cases Highlight DOJ Priority Focus

February 14, 2014

STATEMENT OF U.S. ATTORNEY DURKAN: DOJ Guidance Regarding Marijuana Related Financial Crimes

February 13, 2014

OPERATION SAFE HARBORS: Law Enforcement Teams Locate Wanted Felons and Sex Offenders in SW Washington

February 11, 2014

SPD REFORM: DOJ and City Hail Federal Judge's Approval of New Crisis Intervention Policy

CHIN: Chinese Citizen Arrested for Attempting to Violate the Arms Control Export Act

February 3, 2014

CHANCEY: Marysville Woman Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for Gun Trafficking


January 2014

January 31, 2014

ZENO: Vancouver Gang Member Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Gun Possession

CAPODANNO: Pierce County Man Wo Killed Two while Protecting his Marijuana Grow Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison

January 30, 2014

EGLASH: Former San Juan Island Coffee Shop Owner Convicted of Social Security Fraud Scheme

PARKS: Mason County Repeat Offender Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Illegally Possessing Firearms

January 29, 2014

MANAGO: Seattle Man Indicted for Sex Trafficking

SPD LEADERSHIP: Statement of U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan

January 24, 2014

LEKHAKUL: Brothers Sentenced to Prison for Conspiracy to Illegally Export Firearms Parts to Thailand

January 17, 2014

SPD: Justice Department and City Hail Approval of New Seattle Police Department Bias and Stops Policy

SWANSON: Snohomish County Man Who Smuggled Protected Reptiles Sentenced to Prison

NGUYEN: Former Seattle Resident Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Identity Theft and Bank Fraud

January 13, 2014

O'DELL: Former Bellevue Resident Sentenced to Prison and Home Detention for Defrauding Social Security

TAX ID THEFT: U.S. Attorney Warns of Growing Threat of Taxpayer ID Theft

January 10, 2014

SIDHU: Former RCMP Member Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Leadership Role in International Drug Trafficking Ring

January 9, 2014

COLLECTIONS REPORT 2013: U.S. Attorney's Office Work Leads to Collection of more than $800 Million for Victims and Taxpayers

January 8, 2014

U.S. Attorney Statement on SPD Leadership

ROSS and BRIKN: Two Men Charged Federally for Marijuana Deal that Turned Deadly

January 3, 2014

BOLDEN: California Man Who Defrauded 'Computers for Schools' Program Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud, Identity Theft, and Tax Crime


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