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News and Press Releases

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December 2010

December 30, 2010

WADDINGTON: Cowlitz County Man Sentenced to 10 Year Prison Term for Drug and Gun Crimes

December 21, 2010

DESKINS: Violent Vancouver Repeat Offender Sentenced to 16+ Years in Prison

December 20, 2010

LIU: Bellevue Man Sentenced to Prison over Counterfeit Honey Imports

EISENBERG: Seattle UBS Client Pleads Guilty to Filing a False Tax Return

December 17, 2010

MOURA: Former Department of Licensing Employee, Current Employee and Co-Conspirator Sentenced for Scheme to Sell Drivers Licenses

HALL: Repeat Offender Sentenced to Ten Year Prison Term for Meth Trafficking

BARQUET: Seattle Man Sentenced to 5+ Years in Prison for Drug and Gun Crimes

SCHWEDA: Seattle Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Trafficking LSD

MUSAWWIR: Seattle Man Sentenced to Long Prison Term for Running Drug Distribution Conspiracy While Incarcerated

December 16, 2010

FISCAL RECOVERY: U.S. Attorney's Offices Contributed to $6.68 Billion in Civil & Criminal Collections in Fiscal Year 2010

December 13, 2010

BANGOR: Five Convicted of Conspiracy, Trespass, and Destruction of Government Property

December 10, 2010

JOHNSON: Monroe Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Meth Distribution and Weapons Charges

CARR: Kent Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Sexual Exploitation of a Child

LEONARD: Olympia Resident Sentenced for Stalking, Threatening and Obscene Phone Calls Using Internet "Spoofing" Service

FRANTZ: Former Chief Information Officer Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling More than $500,000 from Employer

CRAIGHEAD: Virginia Resident Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Industrial Espionage

December 8, 2010

RAMIREZ-SANTOS: Convicted Drug Trafficker Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Returning After Deportation

December 6, 2010

HAMILTON: Kitsap County Repeat Offender Sentenced to Long Prison Term for Drug Dealing

YANG: Woodinville Man Charged in Connection with Attempts to Ship Sensitive Military Technology to China

December 3, 2010

MANN-WILSON: Former DSHS Employee Sentenced to Prison for Stealing From Child Care Program

WEBB: Gang Member Sentenced to Prison for Crack Cocaine Distribution

GILES: Registered Sex Offender Sentenced to Prison for Aggravated Identity Theft

RAMOS: Seattle Man Sentenced to 35 Months in Prison for Trafficking LSD

December 1, 2010

LEWIS: Repeat Offender Sentenced to 15+ Years in Federal Prison

November 2010

November 29, 2010

CYBER CRIME: Website Domain Names Seized in the Western District of Washington as Part of Cyber Monday Crackdown

November 22, 2010

OPERATION FINAL PAYMENT: Federal Investigators Unveil "Operation Final Payment" Targeting Veterans Benefit Fraud

TREJO-PEREZ: Repeat Offender Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Meth Dealing

November 19, 2010

DEVENNY: Olympia Man Arrested for Selling Guns to Felon

November 18, 2010

LIDTKE: Former Seattle Art Dealer Pleads Guilty to Art Theft Conspiracy

BERG: Mercer Island Man Indicted for Ponzi Scheme and Bankruptcy Fraud

November 17, 2010

DISHCHYAN: Members of California-Based Crime Ring Indicted for Bank Fraud

November 12, 2010

TURNER: Operator of Online Dating Site Sentenced to 4+ Years in Prison for Mail Fraud

PEREZ-ALMONTE: Renton Couple Found Guilty of Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine

LARSEN: Snohomish Nurse Pleads Guilty to Stealing Pain Medication from Nursing Home

November 10, 2010

HARRIS-MOORE: Camano Island Man Indicted for Multi-State Crime Spree

November 9, 2010

START: Vancouver, Washington Couple Sentenced for Defrauding People Seeking Business Financing

November 4, 2010

DAVIS: Spanaway Felon Convicted of Drug and Gun Crimes

November 1, 2010

CAMPBELL: Port Angeles Man Sentenced for Defrauding Social Security and DSHS Programs

CUMMINS: Makah Tribal Member Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Brutal Domestic Violence Attack

October 2010

October 29, 2010

WORLEY: Camano Island Man Sentenced for Scheme to Steal and Sell Diabetic Supplies

October 26, 2010

ELECTION DAY: U.S. Attorney Appoints Federal Election Officer for Western Washington

HOSPEDALES: Army Sergeant Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking Juveniles

October 25, 2010

SIN: Captain of Korean Freighter Sentenced to Prison, Barred from U.S. Waters for Being Drunk While Commanding Ship

CHARTIER: Ariel, Washington Woman Sentenced for Embezzlement

ESTRELLA: Feds Seize Product From Montesano Dairy Adulterated Due to the Presence of a Dangerous Pathogen

October 22, 2010

WILSON: Selah, Washington Man Sentenced for Making Death Threats

SALDANA: Vancouver, Washington Man Sentenced to Long Prison Term for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

HUNLOCK: Men Involved in Two Pound Heroin Deal Sentenced to Long Prison Terms

MOLINA: Sammamish Ponzi Schemer Sentenced to Three Years in Prsion for $4 Million Fraud

October 21, 2010

BERG: Mercer Island Man Arrested for Ponzi Scheme And Bankruptcy Fraud

ARMSTRONG: Retired B.C. Dentist and Son Plead Guilty to Selling Counterfeit Viagra and Cialis

October 20, 2010

BIVENS: Washougal, Washington Tax Attorney Pleads Guilty to Fraud Against Bank and SBA

October 18, 2010

MOONEN: U.S. Attorney Closes Investigation into 2006 Fatal Shooting in Baghdad, Iraq

WILSON: Former Home Depot Employee Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling $80,000

October 15, 2010

BAFARO: Canadian Who Lead Friends on Dangerous Snowshoe Smuggling Run Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison

RUMBO ROSAS: Seattle Man Who Distributed Heroin in Both Eastern and Western Washington Gets Long Prison Term

October 13, 2010

OSEGURA-CHAVEZ: Mexican National Sentenced to 12+ Years in Prison for Leading Drug Distribution Ring

ROEMPKE: Auburn Car Dealer Pleads Guilty to Violations of the Clean Air Act

October 12, 2010

POFF: Former Washington Resident Sentenced to 11+ Years in Prison for Mortgage Fraud Scheme

KWONG: Feds Crack Down on Food Stamp Trafficking

October 8, 2010

ARNOLD: Former Tech Executive Sentenced to Prison for Lying to Grand Jury

ONDRACEK: Port Orchard Woman Sentenced for Tax Evasion

October 1, 2010

GLENN: Tacoma Felon Gets Ten Year Prison Term For Gun Possession

RULLAN: Seattle Woman Sentenced to Prison for Trafficking in Counterfeit Exercise Equipment

September 2010

September 29, 2010

WILLIAMS: Chehalis Man Convicted of Fraud and Gun Charges Related to 2007 Mail Box Explosion

September 24, 2010

VIANEZ: Violent Pimp Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking, Witness Tampering and Interstate Transportation of a Minor for Prostitution

RAZO: Vancouver, Washington Felon Gets 6 Year Prison Term for Gun Possession

COLACURCIO: Frank Colacurcio Jr. Sentenced to Prison in Strip Club Case

DORSEY: Seattle Man Sentenced to 48 Years in Prison for Attempt to Kill Grand Jury Witness

September 22, 2010

SMITH: Former Drug Counselor at Rainier Beach High School Convicted of Drug Distribution Conspiracy

September 21, 2010

KRAAI: Vancouver, Washington Broker and Appraiser Pleads Guilty to Lies Surrounding Sale of Business

September 20, 2010

ASHMORE: Bellevue Man Convicted of Conspiracy and Wire Fraud in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

SMITH: Southwest Washington Developer Pleads Guilty to Illegally Filling Wetlands

September 17, 2010

BRANDT: Disbarred Attorney and Escrow Company Partner Sentenced to Prison for Mortgage Fraud Scheme

September 14, 2010

LEONARD: Olympia Resident Pleads Guilty to Cyber-Stalking, Threatening and Obscene Phone Calles Using Internet 'Spoofing' Servce

September 13, 2010

MONTOUR: Tribal Cigarette Wholesaler Pleads Guilty to Obstruction of Justice

ZHANG: Chinese National Sentenced for Scheme to Defraud United States Over Honey Imports

September 10, 2010

COLEMAN: Seattle Gang Member Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Crack Sales

EMERY: Canadian Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Selling Millions of Marijuana Seeds Across the Border

QUELLOS: Former Quellos Executives Plead Guilty in Offshore Tax Shelter Scam Involving More than $9.6 Billion in Phony Stock Sales

YOUNG: Counterfeiter Gets 3+ Years in Prison for Making More than $25,000 in Bogus Cash

GARCIA: Lead Defendant Sentenced in Drug Trafficking Ring Tied to Notorious "La Familia" Cartel

BOLAR: Felon Tied to String of Pharmacy Armed Robberies Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

LOMBARDI: Seattle Gang Member Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Crack Sales

September 9, 2010

MANN-WILSON: Former DSHS Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing from Child Care Program

September 7, 2010

CORTEZ-MUNOZ: California Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Trafficking "Ice"

September 3, 2010

NOBLE: Seattle Woman Gets Months in Prison & Home Detention, for Decades-Long Fraud on Public Assistance Agencies

SMILEY: Spanaway Child Molester Sentenced to 22+ Years in Prison

CUNNINGHAM: Cigarette Wholesaler Sentenced for Trafficking in Untaxed Cigarettes

BANGOR 5: 'Bangor 5' Indicted for Conspiracy, Trespass, Destruction of Government Property

September 1, 2010

LIU: Bellevue Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges Over Counterfeit Honey Imports

August 2010

August 27, 2010

KANE: Former Ridgefield School District Employee Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Embezzlement

August 26, 2010

FURUNO: U.S. Reaches $695,000 Settlement in Dispute Over Chinese-Made Navigation Equipment

August 25, 2010

BECK: Vancouver, Washington Men Indicted for Racially Motivated Hate Crime

August 24, 2010

HARRISON: Kitsap County Repeat Offender Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Gun Crimes

August 23, 2010

WILLIAMS: Resident of Special Commitment Center Sentenced to 9 Years in Prison for Drug Distribution Conspiracy, Witness Tampering

UY: Graham Woman Sentenced to 17 Months in Prison for Wire Fraud

August 16, 2010

PEPPER: Former TSA Supervisor Pleads Guilty to Stealing from Checked Luggage at Sea-Tac

August 13, 2010

RODGERS: Pierce County Repeat Offender Sentenced to Long Prison Term for Drug and Gun Crimes

August 11, 2010

BREARD: Former Kirkland Broker Sentenced to Prison for Mail Fraud for Stealing $12.1 Million from Investors

HARLAN: Vancouver Area Man Charged with Manufacturing Child Pornography

August 10, 2010

BAUTISTA: Former Mortgage Originator Indicted for Scheme Misusing Former Clients' Personal Information

RANDALL: Quilcene Man Sentenced to Prison for Theft in Connection with Cutting of Maple Trees on National Forest Land

August 9, 2010

SOPO: Seattle Area Man Who Fled to Mexico, Sentenced for Bank Fraud in "Lies for Loans" Scheme

BLACK: Tumwater, Washington Man Sentenced to Prison in Connection with Comcast Hacking

August 6, 2010

ESPINOZA: Federal Way Resident Sentenced to 7+ Years in Prison for Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy

MASON: Canadian Sentenced to Prison for Trying to Falsely Claim Large Tax Refund

August 3, 2010

HALVERSON: Bothell Man Sentenced to 51 Months in Prison for Ponzi Scheme Involving High Demand Event Tickets

July 2010

July 30, 2010

LOSHBAUGH: Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced to 168 Months in Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

July 27, 2010

COLACURCIO: Strip Club Corporations and Associates Sentenced for RICO Conspiracy and Prostitution Related Charges

CARR: Kent Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Exploitation of a Child

July 26, 2010

FENTER: Former Port Townsend Area Organic Farmer Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Bank Robbery Spree

WALTERS: Whatcom County Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Drug Smuggling Linked to Hells Angels in Canada

July 23, 2010

HOSPEDALES: Army Sergeant Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking Juveniles

July 16, 2010

STUART: Blaine Man Who Collected Millions With Version of "Nigerian Inheritance" Scam Indicted for Wire Fraud and Tax Crimes

July 9, 2010

WEATHERSPOON: Repeat Offender Sentenced to 6+ Years in Prison for Gun Possession

CONN SILVERMAN: Cigarette Broker and Warehouse Co-Owner Sentenced for Trafficking in Untaxed Cigarettes

July 8, 2010

MORENO: Mexican National with Lengthy History of Drug Dealing Gets Ten Year Prison Term

June 2010

June 30, 2010

SMITH: Former FAA Employee Sentenced to 42 Months in Prison for Scheme to Steal Excess Government Property

June 29, 2010

MCCAW: Former Department of Corrections Employee Sentenced to Prison for Receipt of Child Pornography

June 25, 2010

DYSON: Leader of ID Theft Ring Sentenced to Six Year Prison Term

TURNER: Operator of Online Dating Site Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud

COLACURCIO: Frank Colacurcio, Jr. Pleads Guilty in Strip Club Case

June 22, 2010

PIERCE: Sex Offender Sentenced to Lengthy Term for Receipt of Child Pornography

June 18, 2010

JONES: Second Case Unsealed Involving Scheme to Sell Drivers Licenses

YODER: Department of Licensing Employee Charged in Scheme to Sell Drivers Licenses

June 17, 2010

DORSEY: Seattle Man Convicted for Attempt to Kill Grand Jury Witness

June 16, 2010

WILBUR: Swinomish Tribal Members Sentenced for Contraband Cigarette Scheme

June 11, 2010

VILLA-CRUZ: Renton Resident Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Cocaine Trafficking

June 10, 2010

WILSON: Selah, Washington Man Pleads Guilty to Making Death Threats

DRUG TRAFFICKING: Drug Trafficking Organization that Dispatched Heroin Deliveries Dismantled

June 9, 2010

GALEY: Snohomish County Man Sentenced to Prison for Bank Fraud and ID Theft

June 4, 2010

MOLINA: Sammamish Ponzi Schemer Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud and Making a False Statement

June 2, 2010

GIDDINGS: Former South Sound Bank Employee Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling From Customer Accounts

BOLTON: Seattle Man Who Purchased Pound Quantities of Heroin for Use and Distribution Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Term

May 2010

May 28, 2010

MAIDEN: Leader of Identity Theft and Bank Fraud Ring Sentenced to Prison

MOORE: Felon Who Stole Identity of Another Prison Inmate Gets 4 More Years

MARIN-TORRES: Repeat Offender Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Drug and Gun Crimes

May 24, 2010

EMERY: Canadian Marijuana Seed Exporter Pleads Guilty to Conpsiracy

May 21, 2010

PITMAN: Repeat Offender Who Falsely Claimed Disability Sentenced to One Year in Prison

May 20, 2010

EMERY: Canadian Who Shipped Millions of Marijuana Seeds to U.S. To Appear in Federal Court in Seattle

May 18, 2010

JOHNSON: Monroe Man Convicted of Meth Distribution and Weapons Charges

May 14, 2010

KENNELLY: Former Bank Vice President Sentenced to Prison for Hiding Facts in Bank Audit

ALFONSO: Repeat Offender Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Meth Distribution

CHUNG: Canadian Sentenced to One Year Prison Term for Theft of U.S. Funds

May 13, 2010

LEONARD: Olympia Resident Charged wth Federal Crimes for Obscene Phone Calls Using Internet 'Spoofing' Service

SOPO: Seattle Area Man Who Fled to Mexico, Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud in "Lies for Loans" Scheme

May 11, 2010

HAMPTON: Tacoma Felon Sentenced to 13 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking Offenses

LIDTKE: Former Seattle Art Dealer Arrested in Connection with Art Theft Conspiracy

May 10, 2010

CHUGACH: Construction Company Pays for Over Billing Military For Fence Construction

April 2010

April 30, 2010

THOMPSON: Everett Area Resident Sentenced to 6+ Years in Prison for Human Trafficking

LOSHBAUGH: Convicted Sex Offender Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

HAWKINS: Disbarred Lawyer Sentenced to Prison for Mail Fraud in Credit Card Debt Elimination Scheme

ARMSTRONG: Retired BC Dentist and Son Indicted for Trafficking in Counterfeit Viagra and Cialis

GOLDFINCH: Member of Violent Vancouver Street Gang Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Drug Distribution

April 20, 2010

ESPINOZA: Federal Way Resident Found Guilty to Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy

MACOM: Buckley Woman Sentenced to Jail Time, Home Detention for False Claim of Glass in Bottled Water

April 19, 2010

LIDDELL: Seattle Area Men Indicted in Separate 'Ponzi' Scheme Scams

April 16, 2010

MIN: Tacoma Man Sentenced to 4 Year Prison Term for Wire Fraud in Failed Investment Scheme

RANDALL: Quilcene Man Convicted of Theft in Connection with Cutting of Maple Trees on National Forest Land

April 13, 2010

MASON: Canadian Convicted of Trying to Falsely Claim Large Tax Refund

April 12, 2010

KUKHAHN: Long Time Abusive Trust Promoter Indicted for Conspiracy, Income Tax Evasion and Interfering with Income Tax Laws

April 9, 2010

DAVIS: Vancouver Man Who Used "Google Hello" To Trade Child Pornography Sentenced to 6+ Years in Prison

MCCAW: Former Department of Corrections Employee Pleads Guilty to Receipt of Child Pornography

CRUCES: Former Vancouver B.C. Resident Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Drug Smuggling

REVELS: Repeat Armed Bank Robber Charged in Federal Court

April 6, 2010

WILSON: Selah, Washington Man Arrested for Making Death Threats

BREARD: Kirkland Broker Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud for Stealing From Investors

April 5, 2010

BOURQUE: Canadian Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Ecstasy Smuggling

April 2, 2010

SHOKER: Canadian Trucker Used as Drug Mule for 76 Kilos of Cocaine Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

BRANDT: Disbarred Attorney Convicted of Mortgage Fraud Scheme

BLAKE: Felon Who Fired Shots Over I-5 Freeway Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Illegal Gun Possession

March 2010

March 30, 2010

PHILLIPS: Co-Founder of High Tech Company Arrested for Wire Fraud

March 29, 2010

BALDWIN: Long-Time Bremerton Drug Dealer Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Meth Dealing

CHILL: Former Longview Contractor Sentenced for Mail Fraud, Bank Fraud and Money Laundering

TURNER: Operator of Online Dating Site Arrested for Mail Fraud

March 26, 2010

WILLIAMS: Resident of Special Commitment Center Found Guilty of Drug Distribution Conspiracy, Witness Tampering

EDWARDS: Canadian Woman Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Drug Smuggling

WHITE: Felon with Long Criminal History Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Possession of Stolen Pistol

March 22, 2010

CHINA NAVIGATION: Shipping Company Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Waste Records

ROEMPKE: Auburn Car Dealer and Contractors Indicted for Conspiracy, False Statement and Violations of Clean Air Act

TAYLOR: Pierce County Man Sentenced to 16 Year Prison Term for Ecstasy Distribution Conspiracy

March 19, 2010

WATSON: Man Who Stole Veteran's Identity Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison

March 18, 2010

FENTER: Former Port Townsend Area Organic Farmer Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery Spree

March 17, 2010

POFF: Former Washington Resident Convicted of Multiple Counts of Conspiracy, Bank Fraud, Wire Fraud, and Money Laundering in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

March 12, 2010

TRAN: Two Sentenced to Prison for Ecstasy Distribution

March 1o, 2010

BREARD: Kirkland Broker Charged with Mail Fraud for Stealing from Investors

March 8, 2010

SOMMER: Former Army Ranger Bank Robber Sentenced to an Additional 20 Years in Prison for Assault and Trying to Hire a Hit Man

March 5, 2010

HAYES: Defendant Arrested with Gun on Metro Bus Sentenced to 100 Months in Prison

ONDRACEK: Port Orchard Woman Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

WILLIAMS: Auburn Repeat Offender Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Possession of Stolen Firearm

March 3, 2010

ARMSTRONG: Man Who Robbed Two Tacoma Banks Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison

PACHECO: Tulalip Tribal Member Sentenced to 9+ Years in Prison for Assault of Canadian Tribal Member

February 2010

February 26, 2010

YARBROUGH: Federal Way Felon Sentenced to 4+ Years in Prison for Gun Possession

GARNER: Leader of Scheme to Steal Excess Government Property Sentenced to 54 Months in Prison

BARQUET: Cocaine Trafficker Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Term

February 25, 2010

SHU: Clark County Man Indicted for Mail Fraud in Connection with Counterfeit Software Scheme

February 19, 2010

KENNEDY: Seattle Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Child Pornography Charges

KENNELLY: Former Bank Vice President Pleads Guilty to Hiding Facts in Bank Audit

BRADFORD: Owner of Thai Ginger Restaurants Sentenced to Prison for Immigration Fraud Scheme

ERIKSEN: Owners of Now Defunct Ballard Electrical Firm Sentenced for Embezzlement from Employee 401(K) Plan

APPLEBY: Granite Falls Steel Fabricator Sentenced For Providing False Documents to Sound Transit

February 18, 2010

PIERCE: Sex Offender Pleads Guilty to Receipt of Child Pornography

February 17, 2010

SHELL: Admitted Gang Member Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Illegal Gun Possession

February 16, 2010

PERRY: Seattle Gang Member Gets 6+ Years in Federal Prison for Dealing Crack Cocaine

February 12, 2010

WILBUR: Swinomish Tribal Members Plead Guilty to Contraband Cigarette Scheme

TURRELLA: Des Moines Man Sentenced to Prison for Internet Threats of Violence and Possessing A Firearm During Threats of Violence

February 11, 2010

GOLDFINCH: Member of Violent Vancouver Street Gang Pleads Guilty to Drug Distribution

February 10, 2010

HAWKINS: Disbarred Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud in Credit Card Debt Elimination Scheme

February 5, 2010

SUN: Everett Man Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Gun and Drug Crimes

JANG: Leader of $3 Million E-Fencing Operation and ID Theft Ring Gets Eight and a Half Year Prison Term for Bank Fraud and Aggravated ID Theft

February 4, 2010

BARAJAS GARCIA: Defendant Pleads Guilty to Leading Drug Ring Linked to Notorious "La Familia" Cartel

February 3, 2010

PERALES-VENEGAS: Bellingham Couple Sentenced for Cocaine Trafficking

February 2, 2010

RESSAM: Appeals Court Overturns 22-Year Sentence for Millennium Bomber

January 2010

January 25, 2010

HURST: Woodland Washington Hunter Sentenced for Illegally Hunting Within Olympic National Park

January 22, 2010

RIGGINS: Mercer Island Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Drug Smuggling

January 21, 2010

KIMBROUGH: Repeat Offender Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison for Illegal Firearm Possession

January 15, 2010

CALLANDRET: Three Members of Violent Street Gang Sent to Federal Prison for Drug Crimes

HE: Bellevue Salon Owner Sentenced to 13 Months in Prison in Connection with Unlicensed Cosmetic Treatments

CONN: Cigarette Broker Pleads Guilty for Trafficking in Untaxed Cigarettes

GRAESSER: Jefferson County Man Sentenced to 13+ Years in Prison for $2.8 Million Arson

ANDERSON: Tacoma Man Who Changed His Name a Dozen Times in Eight Years Sentenced For Bank Fraud

January 14, 2010

DUTT: Canadian Senior Citizen Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Smuggling Ecstasy in Gas Tank

January 11, 2010

EARL: Leader of Drug Trafficking and Bank Fraud Ring Sentenced to 8+ Years in Prison

January 8, 2010

ASATOORIANS: Seattle Area Man Sentenced in "Lies for Loans" Scheme

BRYAN: Quinalt Tribal Member And Employee Pleads Guilty to Theft From the Tribe

CASTELLANOS-CERRATO: Honduran National Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Crack Cocaine Distribution

MOSES: Tulalip Tribal Member Sentenced for Theft for Raiding Customer's 'Points' Accounts

DADE: Prolific Identity Thief Sentenced to 4+ Years in Prison

CITTADINI: Seattle Area UBS Client Sentenced to Home Detention, Community Service and Fine for Filing a False Tax Return

KOBZAR: Leader of $47 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme Sentenced to Prison

BEARD: Former CFO of Alaska Native Corporation Sentenced for Mail Fraud as Part of Embezzlement Scheme

TOSTENSON: Pharmacy Robber Sentenced to Nearly Five Years in Prison for Robbery and Attempted Robbery

January 5, 2010

CUNNINGHAM: Second Cigarette Wholesaler Pleads Guilty For Trafficking in Untaxed Cigarettes

January 4, 2010

SOMMER: Former Army Ranger Bank Robber Pleads Guilty to Assault and Trying to Hire a Hit Man

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