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November 14, 2014

SCOTT: Former Amazon.com Recruiter Sentenced to Prison for Welfare Fraud

October 9, 2014

DERRICK: Renton Man Sentenced to a Year in Prison for Illegally Collecting Deceased Father's Social Security Benefits for 17 Years

September 12, 2014

KAHLER: Kenmore WA Financial Advisor Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Mail Fraud and Social Security Number Fraud

July 25, 2014

AARON: Former Federal Employees Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud

June 20, 2014

EGLASH: San Juan Island Man Who Falsely Tried to Collect Disability Benefits Sentenced to Prison for Conspiracy, Mail Fraud and False Statements

June 4, 2014

KNUTSEN: Bellingham Man Arrested for Wire Fraud Involving Theft from Elderly Clients

FRAUDULENT SALES: Two Defendants Sentenced to Prison for Separate Schemes Involving Car Sales using the Internet

May 9, 2014

PELETI: Bainbridge Island Woman Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling from Suquamish Tribe

April 21, 2014

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

March 20, 2014

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

March 6, 2014

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

January 30, 2014

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

January 13, 2014

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

November 26, 2013

JASPER: Guilty Plea from Nevada Man Arrested in Seattle with Stolen Truck, Firearms and Explosives

November 7, 2013

SPANGLER: Former Seattle Investment Advisor Convicted of Wire Fraud, Money Laundering and Investment Advisor Fraud

October 18, 2013

LYNCH: Sea-Tac Copper Thief Pleads Guilty to Theft of Public Property

August 21, 2013

ANDERSON: Musician and Record Producer Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud for Soliciting and Accepting Investments in Fraudulent Projects

July 30, 2013

HALL and DANIELS: Former VA Employees Sentenced to Prison for Travel Fraud Scheme

June 27, 2013

YEAKEL: Former Bellevue Travel Agent Sentenced for Stealing Money and Miles from Clients

June 24, 2013

DAHLQUIST: Auburn Woman Indicted for Wire Fraud; Claimed Cancer Diagnosis to Defraud Elderly Victim of $400,000

June 21, 2013

BUCHANAN: Law Enforcement Targets Social Security Fraud

June 14, 2013

JARLIK BELL: 'Sovereign Citizen' Sentenced to 8+ Years in Prison for Tax Fraud Scheme

BUI: Cigarette Trafficker Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison and Forfeits $115,000 and Luxury SUV

MORRIS: Seattle Man Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Social Welfare Programs

February 11, 2013

CAINGAT: Bonney Lake Man Sentenced to Prison for Embezzlement from Hotel Group

November 26, 2012

ADAMS: First Veteran in Travel Fraud Investigation Sentenced to Prison

October 12, 2012

KIM: Everett Man Sentenced to Prison for Criminal Copyright Infringement

September 21, 2012

SILVERSTEIN and SHIMONOVA: Seattle Couple Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Aid Programs Intended for the Poor

June 19, 2012

HALL and DANIELS: Two VA Employees Charged in Fraud Scheme

May 22, 2012

UNEMPLOYMENT FRAUD: Six Charged with Theft of Government Funds for Fraudulently Claiming Unemployment Benefits

May 21, 2012

LUDWIG: Former Grays Harbor County Woman Convicted of Embezzling from Quinault Indian Tribe

May 10, 2012

SILVERSTEIN and SHIMONOVA: Seattle Couple Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Aid Programs Intended for the Poor

April 27, 2012

MORRIS: Pastor Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison for Ponzi Scheme

April 23, 2012

WILLIAMS: Tacoma Woman Sentenced to Prison for Indentity Theft Tied to Car Prowls at Mt. Rainier National Park

April 16, 2012

MORRISON: Former Kirkland Resident Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling from Ronald McDonald House Charity

April 9, 2012

CHIU: Brothers Who Defrauded Nordstrom with On-Line Reward Scheme Plead Guilty to Wire Fraud

March 30, 2012

LE and GIN: Two White Center Business Owners Sentenced to Prison for Food Stamp Trafficking

March 16, 2012

MANOS: Former Treasurer of Lakewood Police Independant Guild Pleads Guilty to Embezzling from Falled Officers' Fund

March 7, 2012

GEORGE and STONE: Kent Couple Sentenced to Prison for 20 Year Disability Fraud Scheme

March 2, 2012

RISTICK and STEVENS: Four Puyallup Men Sentenced to Prison for Rolling Back Car Odometers

February 28, 2012

GEORGE: Four Members of South King County Family Plead Guilty to Disability Fraud Scheme

February 17, 2012

HOLLINGSWORTH: Leader of Retail Theft Ring Who Targeted Home Improvement Stores Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

February 8, 2012

MANOS: Treasurer of Lakewood Police Independent Guild Arrested for Embezzling from Fallen Officers' Fund

February 1, 2012

HOLLINGSWORTH: Leaders of $100,000+ Retail Theft Ring Convicted after Six Day Trial

January 27, 2012

HARRIS-MOORE: Comano Island Man Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison for Multi-State Crime Spree

January 13, 2012

MORRIS: Pastor Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges for Ponzi Scheme

January 6, 2012

SAENGER: Former Whidbey Island Woman Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison for Taking more than $2 Million from Elderly Victim

GEORGE: Pair Sentenced to Prison for Long-Running Disability Fraud Scheme

January 5, 2012

OSBORNE: Kitsap County Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft from Home for Developmentally Disabled

December 12, 2011

KWONG: Seattle Woman Sentenced to Prison for Food Stamp Fraud

December 9, 2011

STUART: Blaine Man who Collected Millions with Version of Nigerian Inheritance Scam Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

December 2, 2011

PEPIN: Florida Resident Sentenced for Distributing Stolen Diabetic Supplies

November 18, 2011

PHAM: Food Stamp 'Runner' Sentenced to Prison for Repeated Fraud

November 2, 2011

NGUYEN: Seattle Food Stamp Fraudster Sentenced to 34 Months in Prison

October 31, 2011

JOHNSON: Woman Who Embezzled Nearly $1 Million from Company Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

October 14, 2011

GEORGE and STONE: Kent Couple Pleads Guilty to Twenty Year Disability Fraud Scheme

September 23, 2011

CURRY: Former Microsoft Manager Sentenced to Prison for Embezzlement Scheme

September 16, 2011

ERICSSON: Former Bookkeeper Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling more than $450,000 from Judges' Association

September 8, 2011

FINGER: Kirkland Stockbroker Charged with Wire Fraud

August 25, 2011

PHANHSIRY: Lynnwood Resident Who Stole $457,000 from Microsoft Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

MORRISON: Former Kirkland Resident Indicted for Embezzling from Ronald McDonald House Charity

August 12, 2011

ALLEN: Former Police Chief Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Benefits from Disabled Citizens

July 22, 2011

HILL: Repeat Embezzler Sentenced to Prison for Stealing More Than $610,000 From Employer

July 14, 2011

SAENGER: Former Whidbey Island Resident Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud for Taking More Than $2 Million From Elderly Victim

uly 13, 2011

GIN: Owners of Two White Center Businesses Charged with Food Stamp Fraud

June 24, 2011

GEORGE: Nine Indicted in Disability Fraud Schemes

June 17, 2011

HARRIS-MOORE: Camano Island Man Pleads Guilty to Multi-State Crime Spree

April 4, 2011

VER HOEVEN: Tulalip Tribal Member Charged with Embezzling Nearly $400,000 from Tribal Smoke Shop

KELLY: Tacoma Man Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling From Credit Union

February 11, 2011

LIDTKE: Former Seattle Art Dealer Sentenced to Prison for Art Theft Conspiracy

February 8, 2011

SCHROCK: Army Officer Previously Stationed at Fort Lewis Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering of Funds Stolen From Iraq Rebuilding

February 7, 2011

DRURY: Vancouver Man who Defrauded Used Car Dealers Sentenced to Prison

1/21/11 SHOOK
REPEAT PHARMACY ROBBER SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON
Convicted Felon Threatened Pharmacy Employees with Pistol

1/6/11 MAY
THREE CHARGED IN THEFT OF MAIL AND PACKAGES DURING HOLIDAY SEASON
Stolen Items Recovered From Under Defendants’ Christmas Tree

12/10/10 FRANTZ
FORMER CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR EMBEZZLING MORE THAN $500,000 FROM EMPLOYER
Defendant had Embezzled from Two Prior Employers

12/3/10 MANN-WILSON
FORMER DSHS EMPLOYEE SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR STEALING FROM CHILD CARE PROGRAM
Financial Tech Conspired to Steal More than $100,000 with Phony Claims

11/18/10 LIDTKE
FORMER SEATTLE ART DEALER PLEADS GUILTY TO ART THEFT CONSPIRACY
Former Gallery Owner Worked with Burglar to Target and Steal Expensive Art

11/10/10 HARRIS-MOORE
CAMANO ISLAND MAN INDICTED FOR MULTI-STATE CRIME SPREE
Colton Harris-Moore Faces Five Count Federal Indictment

11/1/10 CAMPBELL
PORT ANGELES MAN SENTENCED FOR DEFRAUDING SOCIAL SECURITY AND DSHS PROGRAMS
46-Year-Old Claimed to be Disabled and Falsely Collected More than $125,000 for Care of Spouse

10/25/10 CHARTIER
ARIEL WASHINGTON WOMAN SENTENCED FOR EMBEZZLEMENT
Assistant Manager of Ridgefiled IQ Credit Union Embezzled $60,000

10/18/10 WILSON
FORMER HOME DEPOT EMPLOYEE SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR EMBEZZLING $80,000
Management Assistant Manipulated Expense and Payroll Computer Systems

10/12/10 KWONG
FEDS CRACK DOWN ON FOOD STAMP TRAFFICKING
Investigation Results in Arrest of ‘Runners’ and Store Owner

9/10/10 BOLAR
FELON TIED TO STRING OF PHARMACY ARMED ROBBERIES SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON
Federal Way Man Linked to Armed Pharmacy Robberies from Portland, OR to Lynnwood, WA

9/9/10 MANN-WILSON
FORMER DSHS EMPLOYEE PLEADS GUILTY TO STEALING FROM CHILD CARE PROGRAM
Financial Tech Conspired to Steal More than $100,000 with Phony Claims

9/3/10 NOBLE
SEATTLE WOMAN GETS MONTH IN PRISON & HOME DETENTION, FOR DECADES- LONG FRAUD ON PUBLIC ASSISTANCE AGENCIES
Lied for Years about Employment, Marriage and Assets to Collect Public Assistance

8/10/10 RANDALL
QUILCENE MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR THEFT IN CONNECTION WITH CUTTING OF MAPLE TREES ON NATIONAL FOREST LAND
“Music Wood” Trees Felled, Cut and Sold Using Falsified Permit

8/27/10 KANE
FORMER RIDGEFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEE SENTENCED TO TWO YEARS IN PRISON FOR EMBEZZLEMENT
Assistant Business Manager Boosted Her Salary more than $800,000 over Ten Years

8/23/10 UY
GRAHAM WOMAN SENTENCED TO 17 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR WIRE FRAUD
Billing Clerk Embezzled More than $260,000 From Employer

6/30/10 SMITH
FORMER FAA EMPLOYEE SENTENCED TO 42 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR SCHEME TO STEAL EXCESS GOVERNMENT PROPERTY
Even After Guilty Plea Defendant Hid Stolen Government Property

6/2/10 GIDDINGS
FORMER SOUTH SOUND BANK EMPLOYEE SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR EMBEZZLING FROM CUSTOMER ACCOUNTS
Defendant Stole from Relatives and Elderly Couple

5/21/10 PITMAN
REPEAT OFFENDER WHO FALSELY CLAIMED DISABILITY SENTENCED TO ONE YEAR IN PRISON
Defendant Claimed Various Ailments to Illegally Collect Disability Benefits and State Benefits

5/14/10 CHUNG
CANADIAN SENTENCED TO ONE YEAR PRISON TERM FOR THEFT OF U.S. FUNDS
Defendant Attempted to use Fake Tax Filings to Defraud the U.S. Treasury

5/11/10 LIDTKE
FORMER SEATTLE ART DEALER ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH ART THEFT CONSPIRACY
Former Gallery Owner Allegedly Worked with Burglar to Target and Steal Expensive Art

3/30/10 PHILLIPS
CO-FOUNDER OF HIGH TECH COMPANY ARRESTED FOR WIRE FRAUD
Former CEO Transferred Company Money to Girlfriend to Pay for Personal Luxuries

3/29/10 CHILL
FORMER LONGVIEW CONTRACTOR SENTENCED FOR MAIL FRAUD, BANK FRAUD AND MONEY LAUNDERING
Former Owner of Damage Restoration Company Submitted $3.2 Million in Inflated Claims to Insurance Companies and Defrauded SBA of additional $2 million

2/26/10 GARNER
LEADER OF SCHEME TO STEAL EXCESS GOVERNMENT PROPERTY SENTENCED TO 54 MONTHS IN PRISON
Brother of FAA Employee Profited from Scheme to Steal Boats, Plane, Cars and Electronics

2/19/10 ERIKSEN
OWNERS OF NOW DEFUNCT BALLARD ELECTRICAL FIRM SENTENCED FOR EMBEZZLEMENT FROM EMPLOYEE 401(K) PLAN
Father and Son Sentenced to Probation and Fines for Taking Employee Retirement Contributions

1/8/10 BRYAN
QUINALT TRIBAL MEMBER AND EMPLOYEE PLEADS GUILTY TO THEFT FROM THE TRIBE
Defendant Stole Gift Cards Intended for Tribal Members and Used for Own Benefit

1/8/10 MOSES
TULALIP TRIBAL MEMBER SENTENCED FOR THEFT FOR RAIDING CUSTOMER’S ‘POINTS’ ACCOUNTS
Former Casino Employee Used his Position to Steal Nearly $20,000

1/8/10 BEARD
FORMER CFO OF ALASKA NATIVE CORPORATION SENTENCED FOR MAIL FRAUD AS PART OF EMBEZZLEMENT SCHEME
Used Corporation Funds to Pay for Personal Luxuries

11/20/09 WORLEY-PEPIN
CAMANO ISLAND MAN INDICTED FOR SCHEME TO STEAL AND SELL DIABETIC SUPPLIES
Former Pharmacy Employee Conspired with Florida Resident to Sell Stolen Insulin and Test Strips

10/2/09 JONES
LAKEWOOD MAN SENTENCED TO 20 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR PHARMACY ROBBERY
Prosecution Part of Federal Emphasis on Growing Pharmacy Robbery Problem

9/29/09 BEARD
FORMER CFO OF ALASKA NATIVE CORPORATION PLEADS GUILTY TO MAIL FRAUD AS PART OF EMBEZZLEMENT SCHEME
Used Corporation Funds to Pay for Personal Luxuries

8/20/09 WHITE
BELLINGHAM MAN SENTENCED TO 15 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR ILLEGALLY CLAIMING BENEFITS BELONGING TO HIS SON
Defendant Claimed Custody of Son After Boy had been Removed from Home Due to Neglect

7/31/09 PHILLIPS
FORMER CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR EMBEZZLEMENT
CFO Used Company Credit Card and Accounts for over $300,00 of Personal Expenses

6/29/09 GARNER
FAA EMPLOYEE’S RELATIVE CONVICTED IN SCHEME TO STEAL EXCESS GOVERNMENT PROPERTY
Relative Profited from Scheme to Illegally take Government Boats, Plane, Cars and Electronics

6/19/09 POPESCU
KENMORE MAN SENTENCED IN STOLEN HITLER BOOKMARK CASE
18 Carat Gold Bookmark Stolen in Spain in 2002 Forfeited to the U.S.

5/8/09 DYE
SPANAWAY WOMAN SENTENCED TO 20 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR WIRE FRAUD
Embezzled More than $275,000 from Freight Forwarding Company to Support Drug Habit

5/1/09 MOSES
TULALIP TRIBAL MEMBER CHARGED WITH THEFT FOR RAIDING CUSTOMER’S “POINTS” ACCOUNTS
Former Casino Employee Used his Position to Steal Nearly $20,000

5/1/09 GREEN
LAST PHARMACY BURGLAR SENTENCED IN EXTENSIVE BURGLARY SCHEME
Conspirators Broke into Pharmacies In Northwest and West Coast

4/10/09 SMITH
PUYALLUP MAN SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR $2.4 MILLION EMBEZZLEMENT FROM LUMBER MILL
Log Scaler Submitted Phony Records, Checks Mailed to Co-Conspirators for Non-existent Lumber

3/27/09 DAVIS
FORMER ARLINGTON EMPLOYEE SENTENCED FOR MAIL FRAUD AND FILING A FALSE TAX RETURN
Former Employee Embezzled More than $1.3 Million

3/12/09 POPESCU
KENMORE MAN PLEADS GUILTY IN STOLEN HITLER BOOKMARK CASE
18 Carat Gold Bookmark Stolen in Spain in 2002 Forfeited to the U.S.

3/6/09 KING
FORMER STATE LAWMAKER SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR MAIL FRAUD IN CONNECTION WITH EMPLOYMENT SECURITY SCHEME
Attorney Conspired with Ex-Girlfriend’s Daughter to Defraud Washington State

2/5/09 BROOKS
FORMER RENTON RESIDENT SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR STEALING MONEY FROM DISABLED SOCIAL SECURITY RECIPIENTS
Defendant Used Funds Paid to Vulnerable Citizens for His Lavish Lifestyle

2/3/09 PEYNADO
MEMBERS OF ROULETTE CHEATING TEAM CHARGED IN FEDERAL COURT FOR THEFT FROM TRIBAL CASINOS
New York Based Group Targeted Emerald Queen, Clearwater and Snoqualmie Casinos

1/6/09 SEXTON
COWLITZ COUNTY MAN SENTENCED FOR PHONE WIRE THEFTS
Repeat Offender with Violent History Gets 24 Month Prison Term

1/6/09 GREEN
LAST SNOHOMISH COUNTY BURGLAR PLEADS GUILTY IN
PHARMACY BURGLARY SCHEME
Conspirators Broke into Pharmacies In Northwest and West Coast

1/5/09 SMITH
PUYALLUP MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO $2.5 MILLION EMBEZZLEMENT FROM LUMBER MILL
Log Scaler Submitted Phony Records, Checks Mailed to Co-Conspirators for Non-existent Lumber

12/30/08 DAVIS
FORMER ARLINGTON EMPLOYEE PLEADS GUILTY TO MAIL FRAUD AND FILING A FALSE TAX RETURN
Former Employee Embezzled More than $1.3 Million

11/14/08 RANGELOFF
BUSINESSMAN SENTENCED FOR STEALING ROLLS ROYCE FROM CUSTOMS WAREHOUSE
Owner of trucking company stole car from Customs Warehouse at Port of Seattle

10/31/08 HAMMER
EVERETT ATTORNEY SENTENCED FOR DEFRAUDING CLIENTS
Lied to His Clients, Taking more than $400,000

10/31/08 SALAZAR
FORMER BANK BRANCH MANAGER SENTENCED TO 14 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR EMBEZZLING FROM CUSTOMER ACCOUNTS
Defendant Used Position at Bank to Write Checks to Himself on Customer Accounts

10/2/08 BROOKS
FORMER RENTON RESIDENT INDICTED FOR STEALING MONEY FROM DISABLED SOCIAL SECURITY RECIPIENTS - Defendant Allegedly Used Funds Paid to Vulnerable Citizens for His Own Expenses

9/14/08 KING
FORMER STATE LAWMAKER INDICTED FOR MAIL FRAUD IN CONNECTION WITH EMPLOYMENT SECURITY SCHEME - Attorney Conspired with Ex-Girlfriend’s Daughter to Defraud Washington State

7/23/08 RANGELOFF
BUSINESSMAN CONVICTED OF STEALING ROLLS ROYCE FROM CUSTOMS WAREHOUSE - Owner of trucking company stole car from Customs warehouse at Port of Seattle

7/18/08 GUDMUNDSON
FORMER MICROSOFT EMPLOYEE SENTENCED TO 22 MONTHS FOR FRAUDULENT BILLING SCHEME - Program Manager Submitted Fraudulent Expense Reports and Invoices to Microsoft and Expedia

7/2/08 HAYMOND
PIERCE COUNTY DEVELOPER SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL CURRENCY TRANSACTIONS - Federal Judge Blasts Defendant’s “Nefarious Activity”

6/13/08 SAMPAYO
FORMER FEDERALWAY MAN SENTENCED FOR SCHEME TO STEAL AND SELL TONER CARTRIDGES - Xerox Customer Service Agent Ordered Toner for Boeing, Sold it on eBay

6/13/08 SALAZAR
FORMER BANK BRANCH MANAGER INDICTED FOR EMBEZZLING FROM CUSTOMER ACCOUNTS - Defendant Allegedly Used Position at Bank to Write Checks to Himself on Customer Accounts

6/10/08 SMITH
PUYALLUP MAN INDICTED FOR $2.5 MILLION EMBEZZLEMENT FROM LUMBER MILL - Log Scaler Submitted Phony Records, Checks Mailed to Co-Conspirators for Non-existent Lumber

5/21/08 TORRELLA
TWO PLEAD GUILTY TO PRETEXTING IN "OPERATION DIALING FOR DOLLARS" - Defendants Admit Adopting Various Identities to Get Confidential Tax, Medical and Employment Info.

5/16/08 CALKINS
MARYSVILLE MAN SENTENCED FOR PARTICIPATING IN PHARMACY BURGLARY RING - Distributed Pharmaceutical Controlled Substances

5/2/08 MULLINS
FORMER SEATTLE POLICE OFFICER'S GUILD BOOKKEEPER SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR EMBEZZLEMENT - Woman Stole More than $40,000 from Accounts Used for Police Officers' Benefits Plan

4/28/08 SEXTON
THREE COWLITZ COUNTY MEN INDICTED IN CONNECTION WITH PHONE WIRE THEFTS - Men Face up to Five Years in Prison for Thefts that Caused Massive Phone Outages

4/24/08 MILLER
REPEAT OFFENDERS GET LENGTHY PRISON TERMS FOR GUN BURGLARY - Snohomish County Men Burgle Gun Store, Sell and Trade Firearms for Drugs

3/27/08 JAMES
PRINCIPAL PHARMACY BURGLAR SENTENCED TO SIX YEARS IMPRISONMENT FOR ROLE IN PHARMACY BURGLARY NETWORK - Conspirators Broke into Pharmacies Throughout the Northwest and West Coast

3/25/08 SOVAN
FORMER CARD DEALER PLEADS GUILTY IN CASINO CHEAT CASE - Woman Conspired to use "False Shuffle" to Steal Money From Emerald Queen Casino

2/5/08 SAMPAYO
FORMER FEDERAL WAY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO MAIL FRAUD IN SCHEME TO STEAL AND SELL TONER CARTRIDGES - Xerox Customer Service Agent Ordered Toner for Boeing, Sold in on eBay

1/15/08 MULLINS
FORMER SEATTLE POLICE GUILD BOOKKEEPER PLEADS GUILTY TO EMBEZZLEMENT - Woman Stole More than $40,000 from Accounts Used for Police Officers' Benefits Plan

12/14/07 MCKILLIP
SECOND DEFENDANT SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR CONSPIRING TO CHEAT CASINO - Dealer Conspired and Used "False Shuffle" to Cheat Tribal Casino

12/14/07 NICKELS
SEATTLE MAN SENTENCED TO THREE MONTHS IN PRISON FOR CONSPIRING TO CHEAT CASINO - Former Pit Boss Introduced Casino Cheats to Dealers at Nooksack Tribal Casino

12/7/07 GUDMUNDSON
FORMER MICROSOFT EMPLOYEE INDICTED FOR FRAUDULENT BILLING SCHEME - Program Manager Submitted Fraudulent Expense Reports and Invoices to Microsoft and Expedia

11/16/07 WATKINS
LYNNWOOD DEPUTY POLICE CHIEF PLEADS GUILTY TO THEFT - Deputy Chief Pocketed Thousands of Dollars Instead of Returning it to Rightful Owners

10/16/07 MCCONNELL
THREE SNOHOMISH COUNTY MEN SENTENCED FOR PARTICIPATING IN PHARMACY BURGLARY AND DRUG DISTRIBUTION SCHEME - Conspirators Broke into Pharmacies Taking Large Quantities of Pharmaceuticals

10/5/07 EHLIS
FORMER UNION OFFICIAL SENTENCED TO PROBATION FOR EMBEZZLEMENT AND THEFT OF UNION ASSETS - Defendant Will Be Barred from Holding Union Leadership Position for Thirteen Years

10/3/07 HATCH
TULALIP TRIBAL MEMBER PLEADS GUILTY TO STEALING FROM TRIBAL CASINO - Defendant Worked as Pit Boss, Stole $5,400 in Chips

9/28/07 MURRAY
EVERETT PAIR SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR PARTICIPATION IN PHARMACY BURGLARY AND OXYCODONE PRESCRIPTION RING - Pair Forged Prescriptions and Used Alarm Company Information to Commit Pharmacy Burglary

9/26/07 MACDONALD
PHARMACY BURGLAR SENTENCED TO 65 MONTHS IMPRISONMENT IN CONNECTION WITH PHARMACY BURGLARY AND DRUG DISTRIBUTION SCHEME - Conspirators Broke into Pharmacies Throughout the Northwest and West Coast

9/6/07 WALMSLEY
PRINCIPAL DISTRIBUTOR PLEADS GUILTY IN CONNECTION WITH PHARMACY BURGLARY SCHEME

7/27/07 KIKUCHI
FINAL DEFENDANTS SENTENCED IN "GASCAPER" -- STOLE AN ESTIMATED $2.9 MILLION WORTH OF FUEL - Company Insiders Doctored Records and Procedures to Sell Stolen Gas to Area Stations

6/1/07 MURRAY
EVERETT MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO PARTICIPATING IN PHARMACY BURGLARY AND OXYCODONE PRESCRIPTION RING

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

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

4/27/07 HOUSER
EIGHTH PHARMACY BURGLAR PLEADS GUILTY TO PARTICIPATING IN PHAMRACY BURGLARY SCHEME - Conspirators Broke into Pharmacies Throughout the Northwest and West Coast

3/22/07 MACDONALD
SEVENTH PHARMACY BURGLAR PLEADS GUILTY IN CONNECTION WITH PHARMACY BURGLARY AND DRUG DISTRIBUTION SCHEME - Conspirators Broke into Pharmacies Throughout the Northwest and West Coast

3/16/07 RHODES
CASTLE ROCK MAN WHO STOLE MORE THAN 900 PIECES OF MAIL GETS THREE YEAR PRISON TERM - Defendant was Arrested as He Tried to Cash First Stolen, Forged Check

3/16/07 GUITARD
OLYMPIA MAN SENTENCED TO 46 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR LEADING CONSPIRACY THAT STOLE $2.9 MILLION WORTH OF FUEL - Company Insiders Doctored Records and Procedures to Sell Stolen Gas to Area Stations

3/9/07 DALE
SEATTLE MAN SENTENCED FOR CONSPIRACY TO STEAL AND SELL CELLULAR PHONES - Former Cingular Wireless Employee Abused Internal Product Ordering System

2/26/07 COSTELLO
VANCOUVER WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO DEFRAUDING SOCIAL SECURITY - Woman had Children Fake Mental Retardation to Collect Disability Payments

2/21/07 PALFREY
SIXTH PHARMACY BURGLAR PLEADS GUILTY IN CONNECTION WITH PHARMACY BURGLARY AND DRUG DISTRIBUTION SCHEME - Conspirators Broke into Pharmacies Throughout the Northwest and West Coast

2/16/07 GRAHAM
FIFTH PHARMACY BURGLAR PLEADS GUILTY IN CONNECTION WITH PHARMACY BURGLARY AND DRUG DISTRIBUTION SCHEME - Conspirators Broke into Pharmacies Throughout the Northwest and West Coast

2/9/07 COSTELLO
VANCOUVER MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO DEFRAUDING SOCIAL SECURITY - Man Faked Mental Retardation to Collect Disability Payments

2/9/07 WOOLLEY
EVERETT MAN SENTENCED TO 29 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR EMBEZZLING MORE THAN $300,000 FROM BANK - Former Bank of America Employee used Elaborate Scheme to raid Dormant Account

2/7/07 PHILLIPS
FOURTH PHARMACY BURGLAR PLEADS GUILTY IN CONNECTION WITH PHARMACY BURGLARY AND DRUG DISTRIBUTION SCHEME - Conspirators Broke into Pharmacies Throughout the Northwest and West Coast

1/19/07 BLAND
TACOMA WOMAN SENTENCED TO TEN MONTHS IN PRISON FOR SOCIAL SECURITY FRAUD - Claimed Disability While Working at Mother's Beauty Salon

1/18/07 SWANSON
THIRD PHARMACY BURGLAR PLEADS GUILTY IN CONNECTION WITH PHARMACY BURGLARY AND DRUG DISTRIBUTION SCHEME - Conspirators Broke into Pharmacies Throughout the Northwest and West Coast

1/5/07 LOFTUS
GRAHAM MAN SENTENCED TO 6 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR CONSPIRACY INVOLVING STOLEN MILITARY GOODS - Defendant Purchased More than a Million Dollars Worth of Stolen Army Equipment from Active Duty Soldiers

1/4/07 AKRAM
EVERETT MAN SENTENCED TO 18 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR WIRE AND FOOD STAMP FRAUD - Pakistani Grocery Owner Paid Cash for Food Stamps Resulting in $30,000+ Fraud

12/11/06 STOUTENBURG
SECOND PHARMACY BURGLAR PLEADS GUILTY IN CONNECTION WITH PHARMACY BURGLARY AND DRUG DISTRIBUTION SCHEME - Conspirators Broke into Pharmacies Throughout the Northwest and West Coast

10/30/06 GUITARD
FINAL PERSON PLEADS GUILTY TO THEFT OF $2.9 MILLION WORTH OF FUEL - Company insiders admit doctoring records and procedures to sell stolen gas to area stations

7/27/06 AKRAM
EVERETT MAN CONVICTED OF WIRE FRAUD AND FOOD STAMP FRAUD - Specialty Grocery Owner Paid Cash for Food Stamps

6/12/06 BLAND
TACOMA WOMAN CONVICTED OF SOCIAL SECURITY FRAUD - Defendant Claimed Disability Benefits while Working in her Mother's Beauty Salon

4/27/06 VAN DYKE
BOTHELL SENIOR SENTENCED FOR CLAIMING MORE THAN $200,000 IN PENSION BENEFITS FOR DECEASED MOTHER - Woman Continued to Cash Pension Checks for nearly Twenty Years after Mother's Death

3/2/06 GUITARD
FIVE PEOPLE INDICTED FOR THEFT OF $3.9 MILLION WORTH OF FUEL - Company insiders allegedly doctored records and procedures to sell stolen gas to area stations

1/20/06 DAVIS
WOODINVILLE WOMAN SENTENCED TO MORE THAN THREE YEARS IN PRISON FOR MAIL FRAUD - Woman with history of fraud sought out bookkeeping jobs and stole more than $400,000

12/16/05 TYLER
Former Bank Assistant Manager Sentenced to Prison for $600,000 Embezzlement - Manager falsified bank records and forged documents for over two years

11/18/05 IVANCHUK
Auto Title Washing Conspiracy Nets 18 Month Prison Term - Consumers Will Get Restitution for Purchase of "Rebuilt Wrecks"

7/1/05 McBride
IT Manager for Restauant Chain Sentenced to Prison

6/24/05 DAWSON
Washington Mutual Branch Vice President Sentenced for Embezzing Nearly $400,000 From Bank

4/14/05 MCBRIDE
Computer Manager at Vancouver, Washington Company Pleads Guilty in $200,000 Fraudulent Invoicing Scheme

4/1/05 GREGG
Former Microsoft Employee Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Scheme to Profit from Stolen Software

2/11/05 EDWARDS
Union Officer Sentenced For Theft of Funds & Destruction of Records

1/26/05 CONTINI
Former Microsoft Employee Pleads Guilty to Illegally Selling Company Software Worth $7.1 Million

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