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5/30/07 SOLOWAY
SEATTLE SPAMMER INDICTED FOR MAIL AND WIRE FRAUD, AGGRAVATED IDENTITY THEFT AND MONEY LAUNDERING - Man Sold Spamming Software and Spamming Services Impacting Millions of Computers

5/29/07 GRAY
SEATTLE MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO FAILING TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER - Defendant Agrees to Five Year Sentence For Conviction under the Adam Walsh Act

5/25/07 SHREVE/HAUG
SNOHOMISH COUNTY MEN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR ARSON OF EDMONDS CONDO PROJECT AND ATTEMPTED ARSON OF BOTHELL BIOTECH - Pair Joined with Juveniles, Torching Buildings So They Could Watch Them Burn

5/25/07 YOUNG
TAX PREP EMPLOYEE INDICTED FOR BANK FRAUD, SOCIAL SECURITY FRAUD AND AGGRAVATED IDENTITY THEFT - Woman Used Personal Information from H & R Block Customers to get Tax Refund

5/24/07 CASINOS
DOZENS INDICTED IN CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT RACKETEERING, ILLEGAL GAMBLING, MONEY LAUNDERING, AND RELATED OFFENSES - Nationwide Conspiracy to Cheat Casinos by Bribing Employees

5/23/07 PAUL
SEATTLE TAX PREPARER PLEADS GUILTY IN CONNECTION WITH PREPARATION OF FALSE TAX RETURNS - Preparer Overstated Deductions and Claimed Fictitious Business Losses

5/22/07 BRYAN
QUINAULT TRIBAL MEMBER PLEADS GUILTY IN CONNECTION WITH KIDNAPPING AND ASSAULT - Plea Agreement Calls for Five to Seven Year Prison Sentence

5/22/07 O'FLAHERTY
SEATTLE MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO FALSIFYING BANK RECORDS - Mislead Auditors about Financial Health of Loan Customer

5/18/07 THOMPSON
FORT LEWIS SOLDIER PLEADS GUILTY TO ARMED BANK ROBBERY - Robbed Same Bank Twice - Faces 12+ Years in Prison

5/18/07 SANDOVAL
PASADENA MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO DEFRAUDING RENTON ON-LINE GAMING COMPANY - Man Used Stolen Identities to Order and Resell Goods From Wizards of the Coast On-Line Store

5/18/07 BAER
BOTHELL MAN SENTENCED TO 30 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR BANKRUPBCY FRAUD - Concealed Previous Bankruptcy Filings and Hid Assets

5/18/07 SHERMAN
"HOCKEY DAD" SENTENCED TO SEVEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR WIRE FRAUD, MAIL FRAUD AND SECURITIES FRAUD - Used Money from Investors to Fund Youth Hockey Program and Pay His Living Expenses

5/17/07 CALVIN
FORMER SEATTLE WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO HURRICANE KATRINA FRAUD AND TO DEFRAUDING OTHER ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS - Woman Used Stolen Identity to Obtain Nursing License and Illegally Collect other Benefits

5/17/07 DIAS
SEATTLE MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO MAIL FRAUD IN CONNECTION WITH ONLINE AUCTION SCAM - Man Sold More than $94,000 Worth of Goods but Never Delivered Merchandise

5/17/07 COSTELLO
VANCOUVER WOMAN SENTENCED TO THREE YEARS IN PRISON FOR DEFRAUDING SOCIAL SECURITY - Woman had Children Fake Mental Retardation to Collect Disability Payments

5/16/07 COOK
LAURA COOK PLEADS GUILTY TO OBSTRUCTING JUSTICE - Wife of Former Financial Guru Admits Falsifying Documents In Effort to Derail Government's Tax Evasion Investigation

5/14/07 LEE
KENT MAN SENTENCED TO 18 YEARS IN PRISON FOR BEING AN ARMED CAREER CRIMINAL, FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM AND OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE - Repeat Offender Led Police on High-speed Chase Through Kent Area

5/4/07 WILLIAMS
FOUR YEAR PRISON SENTENCE FOR IDENTITY THIEF WHO STOLE INFORMATION FROM PATIENT FILES AT MEDICAL CLINIC - Defendant Entered Virginia Mason Clinic after Hours and Stole Info from Patient Records

5/4/07 GILBERT
NORTH SEATTLE MAN SENTENCED TO 8 YEARS IN PRISON FOR GUN CRIMES - Convicted Felon with Controversial Past Convicted of Possessing Machine Guns

5/2/07 NELLES
NINTH PHARMACY BURGLAR PLEADS GUILTY TO PARTICIPATING IN PHARMACY BURGLARY SCHEME - Conspirators Broke into Pharmacies in Northwest and West Coast

5/2/07 ACOBA
FELON SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR GUN POSSESSION - While on Release Before Sentencing Defendant Caused Car Crash while Fleeing from Federal Marshals

5/1/07 FUGITT
TACOMA SEX OFFENDER CONVICTED OF POSSESSING FIREARM - Level 3 Sex Offender Faces 15 Year Sentence After Conviction in Federal Court