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Spokane Woman Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Her Role in Violent Drug Trafficking Organization

Spokane Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Aarayana Leigh Malcolm, age 46, of Spokane, Washington, was sentenced after having previously pled guilty on October 24, 2014 to Possession with Intent to Distribute 50 Grams or More of Pure Methamphetamine.

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Investigators Identify Subject Believed to be the Summertime Heat Robber

The Seattle Safe Streets Task Force (SSTF) believes the bank robber nicknamed the is in custody.

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Yakima Man Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Distribution of Child Pornography

Spokane Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Charles Jacob Jarvis, aka Jake Jarvis, age 29, of Yakima , Washington, was sentenced on March 3, 2016 for Distribution of Child Pornography.

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Yakima Man Sentenced to 30 Years’ Imprisonment for Production of Child Pornography

Spokane Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Raul Ulises Badillo-Guzman, age 49, of Yakima, Washington, was sentenced today for one count of Production of Child Pornography and one count of Attempted Production of Child Pornography.

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Washington State Man, Brother, and Sister-in-Law Arrested and Charged in a Scheme to Defraud Federal Research Funding

CONTACT: Barbara Burns<br> PHONE: (716) 843-5817<br> FAX #: (716) 551-3051. ROCHESTER, NY U. S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Haifang Wen, aka Harry, 41, of Pullman, WA, his brother Bin Wen, aka Ben, 44, and Ben s wife Pang Wen, 43, aka Jessica, both formerly of Horseheads, NY and most recently of Great Falls, VA, were arrested and charged by criminal complaint with conspiring to and making false material statements to federal agencies, perpetrating a wire fraud scheme, and conspiracy to engage in financial transactions with the proceeds of the false statement and wire fraud schemes.

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Former Faculty Member at UW Business School Sentenced to Prison for Investment Fraud Scheme

A Seattle man who operated an investment advisory business for more than 20 years was sentenced today in U.

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Additional Occupiers in the Armed Takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Scheduled to Make Initial Appearances on Federal Conspiracy Charges

PORTLAND, Ore Billy J. Williams, United States Attorney for the District of Oregon, announced that nine additional individuals have been charged by federal indictment and seven have been arrested today in relation to the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Burns, Oregon.

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FBI Offers $10,000 Reward for Information in Felina Metsker Missing Person Case

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the successful resolution of a missing person case.

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Jury Convicts Former IRS Revenue Agent of Accepting Bribe

A former Internal Revenue Service Revenue Agent was convicted today in U.

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Montesano Man Charged with Illegal Firearms Possession

SEATTLE A Montesano man arrested early Saturday morning is charged by criminal complaint with illegal firearms possession, announced U.

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Wave of Government Impersonation Scammers Target Washington Residents

This April Foolt get fooled by scammers pretending to be from the FBI, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), U.

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Missing Children Sage and Isaac Cook Recovered Safely in Mexico, Returned to Family in Washington

The search for missing brothers Sage Cook, 15, and Isaac Cook, 9, has ended.

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Belarus Native Involved in Credit Card Processing for ‘Scareware’ Scheme Extradited from Austria

A 35-year-old citizen of Belarus will appear in U.S. District Court in Seattle following his arrest last year in Vienna, Austria and extradition to the Western District of Washington.

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Tulalip Tribal Member Convicted of Assault, Witness Tampering, and Illegal Firearm Possession

An enrolled member of the Tulalip Tribes was convicted today in U.

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FBI Honors Seattle-Area Leader Alan Lai

The FBI Seattle Field Office selected Seattle resident Alan Lai for the 2015 Directors Community Leadership Award (DCLA).

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Lynden Man Sentenced to Prison and Home Detention for Assault on Federal Officers

A Lynden, Washington man who was prosecuted in 2010 for interfering with a U.

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Makah Tribal Member Sentenced to Prison for Assault of Police Officer

An enrolled Makah Tribal member who fled the Neah Bay jail and then assaulted a Neah Bay Police Officer in an attempt to escape custody was sentenced today in U.

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Repeat Bank Robber Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison

A long time bank robber who has done multiple prison terms for his crimes was sentenced today in U.

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FBI Seeking Robert Deshawn Grott

Updated February 10, 2016: Robert DeShawn Grott, 29, is now in custody.

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Convicted Bank Robber on the Run for Nearly Five Years Arrested in Oregon

A convicted bank robber who absconded from supervised release was arrested in Hillsboro, Oregon, Monday June 2, 2014, after being on the run for nearly five years, announced U.

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FBI Joins the Cheney Police Department in the Search for Jacquelynne Rose Doucette, a Missing 15-Year-Old Girl from Cheney, Washington

***12/7/14 Update: Jacquelynne Rose Doucette, 15 years old, has been located safely in Cheney, Washington.

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Medical Lake, Washington Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison for Production and Distribution of Child Pornography Images

SPOKANE Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that James Gene Poindexter, age 26, of Spokane, Washington, was sentenced today after having previously pleaded guilty on September 2, 2014 to Production and Distribution of Child Pornography.

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Repeat Offender Found Guilty of Illegally Possessing Firearm

A known Seattle gang member who was sentenced in 2009 for drug dealing and possessing a stolen firearm, was found guilty late yesterday for being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced U.

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Seattle Safe Streets Task Force Seeks Information About a Bank Robber Nicknamed the Quick-Change Bandit

class="x_MsoNormal">The Seattle Safe Streets Task Force is seeking information about a bank robber nicknamed the Quick-Change Bandit.

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Tulalip Tribal Member Sentenced to 54 Months in Prison for Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Minor

A 28-year-old member of the Tulalip Tribes was sentenced today to four-and-a-half years in prison for aggravated sexual abuse of a minor, announced U.

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Repeat Offender Sentenced to 180 Months for Abusive Sexual Contact

SPOKANE, WA Today, Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Senior United States District Court Judge William Fremming Nielsen sentenced Steven Ray St.

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Prison Sentences Handed Down for Defendants Who Participated in a Shooting on the Yakama Nation

SPOKANE Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Samantha Randall, age 32, Jovita Colwash, age 30, Justin Martinez, age 35, and Glenn George, age 31, pled guilty and were sentenced for their respective roles in a shooting which occurred within the external boundaries of the Yakama Nation Indian Reservation.

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Moses Lake Man Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Distribution of 11 Child Pornography Images

SPOKANE, WA Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Benjamin James Brekke, age 23, of Moses Lake, Washington, was sentenced today after having previously pleaded guilty in February 2014 to distribution of child pornography.

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Partners Seek Public Assistance in Protecting Aircraft from Lasers

The Seattle Division is partnering with the Port of Seattle Police Department to deter people from pointing lasers at aircraft, a federal violation that presents danger to pilots, passengers, and those on the ground.

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Alabama Band Bandit Bank Robber Caught

The man suspected of robbing at least five banks last month was arrested today.

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Lynnwood Company and Owner Sentenced for Trafficking in Counterfeit Goods

CONNECTZONE. COM, LLC, a Lynnwood, Washington electronics company, and its owner, DANIEL OBERHOLTZER, were sentenced today in U. S. District Court in Seattle for conspiracy to traffic in counterfeit goods, announced U.

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Vancouver Musician Sentenced to Nearly Four Years in Prison for Soliciting and Accepting Investments for Fraudulent Projects

A Vancouver, Washington musician and record producer was sentenced on July 22, 2014 to 46 months in prison for wire fraud schemes which lured investors to non-existent music projects, announced U.

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Partners Train Jointly on Response to a Complex Terrorist Attack

On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, the FBI Seattle Division, Bellevue Police Department, and Bellevue Fire Department engaged in a training exercise that simulated a complex terrorist attack in a public venue.

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Task Force Seeks Summertime Heat Robber

The Seattle Safe Streets Task Force is seeking information about a bank robber nicknamed the Summertime Heat Robber.

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FBI Announces Child Safety Tips

Child summer safety resources: strong.

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Alabama Band Bandit Strikes Five Banks in One Month

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the individual responsible for five bank robberies within one month.

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Frank Montoya, Jr. Named Special Agent in Charge of Seattle Division

Director James B. Comey has named Frank Montoya, Jr. special agent in charge of the FBI s Seattle Division. Mr.

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Man Who Set Fire to Neighbors Nightclub on New Year’s Eve Pleads Guilty to Federal Arson Charge

A former Bellevue resident who set fire to a Seattle nightclub just after midnight on New Years 2014 pleaded guilty today in U.

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Wellpinit Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Domestic Assault

SPOKANE, WA Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Charles Joseph Reevis, age 24, of Wellpinit, Washington, was sentenced on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, after having previously pleaded guilty on February 20, 2014, to assault with a dangerous weapon.

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Auburn Man Indicted for Sex Trafficking Women in Western Washington and Oregon

A 33-year-old Auburn, Washington man was indicted today by a federal grand jury in Seattle on four federal counts involving the sex trafficking of two female victims, announced U.

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Former Pierce County Hard Money Lender Sentenced to Prison for Mortgage Fraud Scheme

A former hard money lender who resides in University Place, Washington was sentenced today in U.

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FBI Renews Efforts to Locate Missing Saipan Girls

The Seattle Division is asking Washington residents to consider if they have any bit of informationthat might lead to the recovery of two missing girls.

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The Roscoe Bandit Robs Two More Banks, Spread Widely Across Washington State

The Roscoe Bandit has allegedly robbed again, this time at a bank in Olympia andat a bank in Spokane.

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The FBI Releases 2013 Crime Statistics for Washington State

Today, the FBI released its annual <a title="http://www.

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Olympia Man Who Preyed on 16-Year-Old Convicted of Production and Possession of Child Pornography

A 47-year-old Olympia, Washington man was found guilty late yesterday of production and possession of child pornography following a two day bench trial in U.

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Anthony James Martinis Sought on Bank Robbery Warrant

Updated November 5, 2014: On Monday, November 3, the U.

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Felon Arrested for Plotting to Blow Up Store and Gas Stations as Diversions for Bank Robberies

A recently released prison inmate was arrested yesterday for plotting to blow up a large store and gas station as part of his bank robbery scheme, announced U.

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Tacoma Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Possession of More Than 10,000 Tablets of Meth

A Tacoma man who was arrested in a hotel room with as much as $200,000 worth of methamphetamine pills, was sentenced today in U.

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Three Charged in Connection with Stock Manipulation Scheme

Three men who allegedly manipulated penny stocks, and then laundered the proceeds by purchasing precious metals, were charged today in U.

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U.S. Attorney Hosts Law Enforcement Conference on Cyber Threats

Key law enforcement leaders in the areas of cyber crime and intellectual property are meeting in Seattle this week to share the latest information on cyber threats and efforts to combat them, announced U.

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FBI Honors Seattle-Area Leader

The FBI Seattle Field Office selected Seattle resident Mohamed Sheikh Hassan for the 2014 Directors Community Leadership Award (DCLA).

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Man Convicted of Second-Degree Murder Sentenced to 293 Months’ Imprisonment

SPOKANE, WA Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Ernest Eugene Lillie, IV, age 24, was sentenced to 293 months after being convicted of second degree murder.

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Jeffrey Hanson Returned to the U.S. to Face Kidnapping Charge

As a result of coordinated, international law enforcement efforts, Jeffrey Hanson, 46, yesterday arrived in the United States, in the custody of members of the FBIs Seattle Safe Streets Task Force.

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United States Announces More Than $100,000 in Civil Fines for Three Remaining Defendants in CHG Time Card Fraud Case

SPOKANE, WAs Office for the Eastern District of Washington announced that a former supervisor and two former managers of CH2M Hill Hanford Group Inc.

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FBI Assisting in Search for Missing 6-Year-Old Jenise Wright

***8/9/14 Update: An arrest has been made in connection with the murder of Jenise Wright.

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Former Spokane Man Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Investors in Ethanol Plant Scheme

SPOKANE Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Robert J. Braun, age 55, originally of Spokane, was sentenced today in United States District Court after pleading guilty to five counts of wire fraud and one count of securities fraud.

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Makah Tribal Member Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison for Knife Attack

An enrolled member of the Makah Tribe was sentenced today to 33 months in prison and three years of supervised release for assault with a dangerous weapon, announced U.

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Auburn Man Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Distributing Images of Child Rape

A 39-year-old Auburn, Washington man who lived less than a block from an elementary school was sentenced today to seven years in prison for distributing images of children being raped and sexually molested by adults, announced U.

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Bellingham Man Arrested for Wire Fraud Offenses Involving Theft from Elderly Clients

A long-time tax and financial adviser in Bellingham, Washington, was arrested today on a criminal complaint charging him with wire fraud, announced U.

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Operation Cross Country VIII Recovers Four Juveniles Being Victimized Through Prostitution in Washington State

This week, two Child Exploitation Task Forces (CETFs) in Washington state recovered four juveniles and 56 adults being victimized through prostitution.

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Dr. Craig A. Morgenstern Charged with Child Pornography-Related Crimes

SPOKANE Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that the Grand Jury returned an eight-count indictment today charging Dr.

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Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Production of Child Pornography

SPOKANE Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Joshua Nicholas Higgins, age 25, of Phillipsburg, New Jersey, was sentenced today after having previously pleaded guilty of Production of Child Pornography.

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Subject Wanted for Robbery of Umpqua Bank Branch in Federal Way

The FBIs Seattle Safe Streets Task Force is seeking information about the subject who robbed an Umpqua Bank at 1900 S.

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Kentucky Man Convicted of Theft of Trade Secrets Sentenced in Yakima Federal Court

SPOKANE Today, Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Stephen Martin Ward, age 49, of Owensboro, Kentucky, was sentenced to three months prison after being convicted of Theft of Trade Secrets under the Economic Espionage Act.

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South King County Man Convicted of Sex Trafficking Juveniles Across State Lines

A 42-year-old man, who trolled neighborhoods in south King County looking for teen-age girls to recruit into prostitution, was convicted today in U.

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Final Defendant in Snohomish County Gun Trafficking Ring Sentenced to Prison

The final defendant in a Snohomish County gun trafficking ring was sentenced today to six years in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiracy to unlawfully traffic in firearms and being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced U.

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Wellpinit Man Sentenced to Prison for Sexual Assault and Firearms Violation

SPOKANE. WA Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Christopher James Carson, age 32, of Wellpinit, Washington, was sentenced on today after having previously pleaded guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact and Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person.

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Task Force Seeks Summertime Heat Robber

The Seattle Safe Streets Task Force now believes the Summertime Heat Robber may be responsible for three robberies in Issaquah:.

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Billy Hanson Recovered Safely in South Pacific

Today, the search for missing 9-year-old Billy Hanson ends after local authorities in Niue located him safe on the island country in the South Pacific Ocean.

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FBI Seeks Missing Child Billy Hanson

Update - October 29, 2014: Billy Hanson has been recovered safely in the South Pacific.

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Roscoe Bandit Now in Custody

The Seattle Safe Streets Task Force (SSSTF) announces that the bank robber believed to be the Roscoe Bandit is now in custody.

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Former Microsoft Financial Manager Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Insider Trading

A former Senior Manager at Microsoft was sentenced today to two years in prison, three years of supervised release for insider trading, announced U.

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Spokane-Area Fraudster Sentenced to 108 Months

SPOKANE Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Senior United States District Court Judge Robert H.

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Arrest Made in Child Homicide Investigation

The following release was issued by the Kitsap County Sheriffs Office:</em.

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Olympia Man Who Preyed on 16-Year-Old Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Production and Possession of Child Pornography

A 47-year-old Olympia, Washington man who was convicted in May 2014, was sentenced today in U.

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Former Belfair Resident Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison for Manufacturing, Distributing, and Possessing Pictures and Videos of Child Rape and Molestation

A former Belfair, Washington resident who once served as the president of an elementary school PTA was sentenced today in U.

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

A former army soldier and marine was sentenced Monday to 17 years in prison and a lifetime of supervised release for production and distribution of child pornography, announced U.

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Two Lummi Tribal Members Charged with Dealing Heroin and Methamphetamine

Two members of the Lummi Indian tribe are charged federally with drug distribution following an undercover investigation by the Lummi Police Department and the FBI, announced U.

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Man Sentenced to Prison for Using an Industrial Laser as a Hoax Medical Device

SPOKANE Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Edward J. Brown, age 67, originally from Norwalk, California, was sentenced today in U.

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Man Who Set Fire to Neighbors Nightclub on New Year’s Eve Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

A former Bellevue resident who set fire to a Seattle nightclub just after midnight on New Years Eve 2014 was sentenced today in U.

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Task Force Seeks the Rent Money Bandit

The Seattle Safe Streets Task Force is seeking information about a bank robber nicknamed the Rent Money Bandit.

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Investigation Into Death of Missing Child

***8/9/14 Update: An arrest has been made in connection with the murder of Jenise Wright.

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Three Defendants Arrested on Charges of Providing Material Support to a Foreign Terrorist Organization

WASHINGTONThree defendants were arrested today on charges of providing material support to al-Shabaab, a designated foreign terrorist organization that is conducting a violent insurgency campaign in Somalia.

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Two Defendants Sentenced to Prison for Roles in Different Fraud Schemes Involving Car Sales and the Internet

In two separate cases, federal defendants have been sentenced to prison terms for conducting fraudulent car sales over the Internet, announced U.

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Spokane Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Receipt of Child Pornography Images

SPOKANE Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Timothy Joseph Carlson, age 58, of Spokane, Washington, was sentenced today after having previously pleaded guilty on August 8, 2014 to Receipt of Child Pornography.

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Wellpinit Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Violent Assault

SPOKANE, WA Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Richard James Peone, age 21, of Wellpinit, Washington, was sentenced after having previously pleaded guilty in May, 2014 to one count of Assault With a Dangerous Weapon.

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Reward of Up to $100,000 Offered in Search for the AK-47 Bandit Responsible for Robberies in Four States

The FBI and other entities are collectively offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the arrest of the individual responsible for a North Bend bank robbery in 2012, who has also been linked to four other bank robberies and one attempt in multiple states, using an assault rifle.

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CEO of China-Based Energy Company Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud

The Chief Executive Officer of an energy firm headquartered in Tukwila, Washington, pleaded guilty today in U.

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Kirkland Resident Arrested for Interstate Threats to Kill

A Kirkland, Washington resident was arrested last night on a criminal complaint charging three counts of making interstate threats, announced Acting U.

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Former Belfair Resident Pleads Guilty to Manufacturing, Distributing, and Possessing Child Pornography

A former Belfair, Washington resident who once served as the president of an elementary school PTA pleaded guilty today in U.

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Task Force Seeks ‘The Man in the Rubber Mask’

The Seattle Safe Streets Task Force is seeking information about a bank robber nicknamed The Man in the Rubber Mask.

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Bainbridge Island Resident Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling Nearly $150,000 from Suquamish Tribe

A 46-year-old Bainbridge Island woman who worked for the Suquamish Tribe in Kitsap County was sentenced today in the U.

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Newport Man Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Distribution of Child Pornography Images

SPOKANE, WA Michael C.Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Casey Edward Murdock, age 31, of Newport, Washington, was sentenced today after having previously pleaded guilty on September 4, 2014 to Distribution of Child Pornography Images.

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Pierce County Felon Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison as Armed Career Criminal

A repeat offender arrested as part of an anti-gang initiative was sentenced this week in U.

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Child Death Now a Homicide Investigation

***8/9/14 Update: An arrest has been made in connection with the murder of Jenise Wright.

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Wellpinit Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Violent Domestic Assault

SPOKANE, WA Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Gabriel Joseph Andrew, age 28, of Wellpinit, Washington, was sentenced today after having previously pleaded guilty on September 4, 2014 to one count of Assault Resulting in Substantial Bodily Injury to a Spouse, Intimate Partner, or Dating Partner in Indian Country.

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Couple Who Fled to Eastern Europe During Bank Fraud Investigation Enter Guilty Pleas

A King County couple who fled to Moldova, in Eastern Europe before being indicted by a federal grand jury for bank fraud related to loans fraudulently obtained from Westsound Bank, entered guilty pleas today in U.

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Washington State Auditor Troy X. Kelley Indicted for Filing False Tax Returns, False Declarations, Obstruction, and Possession of Stolen Property

A U. S. Grand Jury in Seattle has returned a ten count indictment against TROY X. KELLEY, 50, of Tacoma for his scheme to keep stolen money and hide it from both the IRS and those due a refund related to their purchase of a home or refinance of a home mortgage, announced Acting U.

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Seventeen Arrested in Connection with Lengthy Drug Trafficking Investigation

A lengthy drug trafficking investigation of a criminal group with ties to California and Mexico has resulted in seventeen arrests and the seizure of pound quantities of methamphetamine and heroin, announced U.

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Okanogan Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Possession of Child Pornography Images

SPOKANE, WA Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Randy Zacherle, age 55, of Okanogan, Washington, was sentenced today after having previously been convicted by a jury on November 3, 2014 of Possession of Child Pornography.

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Kirkland Resident Sentenced for Making Interstate Threats to Kill

A Kirkland, Washington resident was sentenced today in U.

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Twenty-Three Members of Violent Drug Trafficking Organization Indicted

Federal, state and local law enforcement partners made 18 arrests and searched more than a dozen locations in connection with a two year investigation into a violent drug trafficking organization, announced Acting U.

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Former Chihuly Company Employee Charged for Stealing $3 Million in Artwork

The following release was issued by the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorneys Office.

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Robber Dubbed Alabama Band Robber Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for 2014 Bank Robbery Spree

A serial bank robber dubbed the because of a hat he wore, was sentenced today in U.

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Seattle Man Sentenced for International Parental Kidnapping

A Seattle man who was the subject of an international manhunt last fall, was sentenced today in U.

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Bank Robber Who Stashed Guns and Stolen Goods While on the Run from Police Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison

A convicted bank robber who absconded from supervised release, and lived on the lam for more than five years, was sentenced today in U.

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Suquamish Tribal Member Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Domestic Violence Assaults

An enrolled member of the Suquamish Indian Tribe was sentenced today in U.

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Prolific Bank Robber Captured with FBI Assistance

The press release was originally issued by the Olympia Police Department, whose point of contact is Lieutenant Jim Costa at (360) 753-8411.

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Former Swinomish Tribal Employee Charged with Wire Fraud and Theft of Tribal Funds

A former Fish and Game Enforcement Officer for the Swinomish Tribe was charged last week in U.

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Father of Marysville School Shooter Convicted of Illegal Firearms Possession

The father of a teen who killed four students and himself last year at Marysville-Pilchuck High School was convicted today of six counts of illegal firearms possession, announced United States Attorney Annette L.

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Long-Time Accounting Technician for Hotel at JBLM Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling More Than $250,000

A Tacoma woman who worked for more than 27 years at a military hotel on Joint Base Lewis McChord was sentenced today in U.

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Task Force Seeks Subject in Issaquah Bank Robbery

The FBIs Seattle Safe Streets Task Force joins the Issaquah Police Department in seeking information regarding a bank robbery on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 in Issaquah, Washington.

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Developer Who Falsified Loan Documents Submitted to Westsound Bank Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Bank Fraud and Filing False Tax Returns

A King County man who fled to Moldova, in Eastern Europe before being indicted by a federal grand jury for loans fraudulently obtained from Westsound Bank, was sentenced today in U.

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Subject Wanted for Two Robberies in Auburn

The FBIs Seattle Safe Streets Task Force is seeking information about the subject who robbed two banks in Auburn this month.

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Two Wellpinit, Washington Women Sentenced to Federal Prison for Violent Assault

SPOKANE, WA Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Melissa Elizabeth Suszka, age 34, and Alycia Jean Scott, age 23, both of Wellpinit, Washington, were sentenced for their participation in a drug-related violent assault.

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Last Charged Conspirator Sentenced in CH2M Hill Time Card Fraud Case; U.S. Totals Nearly $20 Million from Those Responsible

RICHLAND Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that the last of 12 admitted criminal conspirators in the CH2M Hill Hanford Group Inc.

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Auburn Man Sentenced to More Than Seven Years in Prison for Human Trafficking

A 33-year-old Auburn, Washington man was sentenced today in U.

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Previously Convicted Felon Sentenced to 92 Months in Federal Prison

SPOKANE Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Matthew Edward Baumrucker, age 31, of Spokane, Washington was sentenced today after having previously pled guilty on January 8, 2015 to being a Previously Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

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FBI Requests Help Locating Missing Bellevue Children

Update - February 12, 2016: Sage and Isaac Cook recovered safely in Mexico, returned to family in Washington.

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Former JBLM Soldier Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Skyping Rape of Young Child

A former active duty military member from Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) was sentenced today in U.

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Sequim Drug Trafficker Pleads Guilty to Meth Distribution Conspiracy

The former owner of car dealership in Sequim, Washington pleaded guilty last week to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, announced Acting U.

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Spokane Man Sentenced to 19 Years in Federal Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

SPOKANE Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Michael James Alderman, age 42, of Spokane, Washington, was sentenced after having previously plead guilty on July 31, 2015 to Possession of Child Pornography.

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California Man Who Fraudulently Obtained and Sold Computers Destined for Schools and Non-Profits Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

A Palmdale, California resident who defrauded a federal government program designed to provide computers to needy schools and non-profits was sentenced today in U.

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Former Swinomish Police Chief Sentenced to 16 Months in Prison for Stealing Tribal Funds

The former Police Chief of the Swinomish Tribe was sentenced today in U.

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Former Tribal Police Chief Indicted for Embezzling Tribal Funds

The former Police Chief of the Swinomish Tribe was indicted today by the grand jury for six counts of wire fraud and four counts of theft of tribal funds, announced Acting United States Attorney Annette L.

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Former Tribal Police Chief Pleads Guilty to Theft of Tribal Funds

The former Police Chief of the Swinomish Tribe pleaded guilty today in U.

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Former Faculty Member at UW Business School Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud in Connection with Ponzi Scheme

A Seattle man who operated an investment advisory business for more than 20 years, pleaded guilty to wire fraud today in U.

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Superseding Indictment Against Washington State Auditor Troy X. Kelley Adds Money Laundering and Additional Tax Charges

A U. S. Grand Jury in Seattle has returned a superseding seventeen-count indictment against TROY X. KELLEY, 50, of Tacoma for his scheme to keep stolen money and hide it from both the IRS and those due a refund related to their purchase of a home or refinance of a home mortgage, announced U.

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Final Members of Port Angeles Drug Trafficking Ring Sentenced to Prison

The final three defendants in an Olympic Peninsula drug distribution ring were sentenced to prison today for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in and around Port Angeles and Sequim, Washington, announced Acting United States Attorney Annette L.

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Operation Cross Country IX Expands Efforts to Recover Sexually Exploited Juveniles

This past week, two Child Exploitation Task Forces (CETFs) in Washington state recovered three juveniles and contacted 119 adults being victimized through prostitution.

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Seattle Man Pleads Guilty to International Parental Kidnapping

A Seattle man who was the subject of an international manhunt last fall, pleaded guilty today in U.

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Vancouver, Washington Man Pleads Guilty to ‘Pump and Dump’ Stock Fraud Scheme

A Vancouver, Washington resident who was a minor participant in an earlier stock scheme, pleaded guilty today to running his own stock fraud scheme in the months following the earlier investigation, announced U.

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Two Vancouver, Washington Drug Traffickers Sentenced to Prison for Distributing Meth and Heroin

Two Vancouver, Washington men who distributed significant amounts of methamphetamine and heroin were sentenced to prison terms today in U.

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Subject Arrested in Early Morning Shooting Incident at Emerald Queen Casino

At approximately 2:30 p. m. today, March 21, authorities apprehended Jeremy Jay Schlenker, 27, who is suspected of fatally shooting an individual shortly before 1:00 a.

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Former Bellingham Financial Adviser Sentenced to Prison for Wire Fraud Involving Theft from Elderly Clients

A long-time tax and financial adviser in Bellingham, Washington was sentenced today to 51 months in prison, three years of supervised release and $251,892 in restitution for wire fraud, announced Acting U.

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Bank Robber Sentenced to 96 Months in Federal Prison

SPOKANE Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Dane Edward Andrus, age 42, of Osburn, Idaho, was sentenced for Bank Robbery.

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Lummi Tribal Member Sentenced to Prison for Being Habitual Domestic Abuser

A 50-year-old enrolled member of the Lummi Tribe was sentenced today in U.

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Wellpinit, Washington Man Sentenced to Over Eight Years

SPOKANE, WA Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Maurice Loyal Finch III, age 27, of Wellpinit, Washington, was sentenced today after having previously pleaded guilty on January 13, 2015 to one count of Sexual Abuse in Indian Country.

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Snoqualmie Washington Man Indicted in Extensive Benefits Fraud Scheme

A federal grand jury has indicted a former federal employee for multiple counts of wire fraud and mail fraud, and making false statements in connection with an extensive scheme to fraudulently obtain federal and state benefits, announced Acting United States Attorney Annette L.

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Federal and Local Law Enforcement Team Up for Emphasis Operation in Downtown Seattle

A FOURmonth undercover law enforcement operation is culminating this week with state and federal arrests of more than 95 defendants whose drug dealing and related criminal activity has plagued downtown Seattle, announced Acting U.

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Kennewick Man Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Receipt of Child Pornography

SPOKANE Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Dan Richard Dickey, age 68, of Kennewick, Washington, was sentenced today, after having previously pled guilty on February 24, 2015 to Receipt of Child Pornography.

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Attorney General Lynch Announces $44 Million in Grant Funding to Combat Human Trafficking and Support Survivors

WASHINGTONAs part of her commitment to combat human trafficking, Attorney General Loretta E.

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Serial Bank Robber Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison

A former Everett, Washington resident was sentenced today in U.

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Newport Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Possession of Child Pornography and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

SPOKANE, WA Michael C.Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that James Russell Bradbury, age 55, of Newport, Washington, was sentenced today, after having previously pled guilty on July 2, 2015 to Possession of Child Pornography and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.

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Fugitive Bank Robber, on the Run for Nearly Five Years, Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

A convicted bank robber who absconded from supervised release and committed crimes across two states pleaded guilty today in U.

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Kennewick Man Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Evading Taxes on Money He Stole by Defrauding Investors

SPOKANE, WA Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Michael Peter Spitzauer, age 47, of Kennewick, Washington, was sentenced today after having pled guilty to filing a false tax return and failing to file a tax return.

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Moses Lake, Washington Man Sentenced to Three Years in Federal Prison for Travel with Intent to Engage in Illicit Sexual Conduct

SPOKANE Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Michael Thomas Van Dyke, age 39, of Moses Lake, Washington was sentenced after having previously plead guilty on July 2, 2015, to Travel With Intent to Engage In Illicit Sexual Conduct.

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Father of Marysville School Shooter Charged with Illegal Firearms Possession

The father of a teen who killed four students and himself last year at Marysville-Pilchuck High School was arrested today on charges that he illegally purchased the firearm used in the mass shooting, announced Acting United States Attorney Annette L.

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Kennewick Man Sentenced to 30 Years' Imprisonment for Production of Child Pornography

SPOKANE Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Sean Michael Challe, age 29, of Kennewick, Washington, was sentenced today for three counts of Production of Child Pornography.

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Wellpinit Man, the Last of Three Individuals Involved in a Violent Assault, Sentenced to Prison

SPOKANE, WA Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that that the last of three individuals involved in a drug-related violent assault was sentenced on September 22, 2015.

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Chief Executive Officer and Orchestrator of $10 Million Advance Fee and Alaskan Gold Mine Investment Schemes Sentenced to More Than 20 Years’ Imprisonment

Earlier today, William C. Lange, the founder of Harbor Funding Group, Inc. ( ) and Black Sand Mine, Inc. ( imprisonment.

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Joint Investigative Team Locates Underground Bunker of Convicted Bank Robber Near Lake Sammamish

Shortly after 10 a. m. on Tuesday, March 10, a joint investigative team located an underground bunker allegedly used by a convicted bank robber.

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CEO of China-Based Energy Company Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Securities Fraud

The Chief Executive Officer of an energy firm headquartered in Tukwila, Washington, was sentenced today in U.

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Law Enforcement Partners Unearth Third Cache Used by Bank Robber Bradley Steven Robinett

On May 22, a joint law enforcement team unearthed a third cache of criminal accessories and stolen goods hidden by Bradley Steven Robinett.

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Task Force Seeks ‘Beardo’ Bank Robber

The Seattle Safe Streets Task Force is seeking information about a bank robber nicknamed Beardo.

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Wapato Man Who Operated Vehicle During Drive-By Shooting Sentenced to 10 Years' Imprisonment

SPOKANE Today, Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Morgan Moses Sampson, age 24, was sentenced for operating a vehicle during a gang related drive by shooting.

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Port Angeles Drug Trafficker Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison for Meth Distribution Conspiracy

The former owner of car dealership in Sequim, Washington, was sentenced today in U.

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The FBI Releases 2014 Crime Statistics for Washington State

Today the FBI released its annual Crime in the United States</ report for American cities.

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FBI Arrests Rhode Island Fugitive in Washington State

BOSTON, MAToday, the FBI arrested James William Bell, 61, in Spokane Valley, Washington, after evading authorities for more than 10 years.

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Two Sentenced to Prison in Stock Manipulation Scheme

Two men who manipulated penny stocks, and then laundered the proceeds by purchasing precious metals, were sentenced to prison today in U.

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Spokane Attorney Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Receipt of Child Pornography

SPOKANE, WA Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Kenneth K. Watts, age 66, a bankruptcy attorney in Spokane, Washington, was sentenced on September 4, 2015, after having previously pled guilty on July 2, 2015 to Receipt of Child Pornography.

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Seattle Safe Streets Task Force Arrests Nine in Central District Investigation

The FBI Seattle Safe Streets Task Force, ATF Puget Sound Crime Gun Taskforce, and Seattle Police Department officers and detectives arrested nine people Wednesday as part of an operation aimed at disrupting the gun and drug trade and associated gun violence in Seattles Central District.

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Robber Dubbed ‘Alabama Band Robber’ Pleads Guilty to 2014 Bank Robbery Spree

A serial bank robber dubbed the because of a hat he wore, pleaded guilty today in U.

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Key Player in Silk Road 2.0 Arrested in Bellevue

A Bellevue, Washington resident who assisted in the management of the Silk Road 2.

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FBI Reminds Shoppers to be Aware of Cyber Criminals Offering Scams This Holiday Season

The FBI reminds shoppers at the start of this holiday shopping season to beware of cyber criminals and their aggressive and creative ways to steal money and personal information.

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Prominent Basketball Trainer Sentenced to More Than Four Years in Prison for Fraud

A 62-year-old Redmond, Washington man who trained high profile basketball players and at one time worked for the Seattle Supersonics was sentenced today in U.

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Tacoma Man Who Sexually Exploited Teen Girls Sentenced to More Than Eight Years in Prison

A 31-year-old Tacoma man who transported two teen-age runaways from Spokane to Pierce County and advertised them for sex via Backpage.

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FBI and Partners Promoting Cyber Security Today in Burien

Right now, in cities around the countrythe FBI, Department of Justice, and U.

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Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Member Convicted of Five Counts of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Minor

A 59-year-old enrolled member of the Port Gamble SKlallam Tribe was convicted today in U.

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Former Finance Vice President Sentenced in Embezzlement Scheme

The former Vice President of Finance for the NW Division of U.

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Wapato Man Who Instigated Drive-By Shooting Sentenced to 10 Years’ Imprisonment

SPOKANE, WA Today, Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Adan Roberto Cortes, age 22, was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for his involvement in a gang related drive by shooting.

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Seattle IRS Revenue Agent Charged with Soliciting and Accepting Bribe

A Revenue Agent for the Internal Revenue Service was arrested this morning after he accepted payment from a Seattle businessman after allegedly soliciting a bribe, announced U.

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South King County Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking Juveniles Across State Lines

A 44year-old man, who trolled neighborhoods in south King County looking for teen-age girls to recruit into prostitution, was sentenced today in U.

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Cheney Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Production of Child Pornography

SPOKANE Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Dustin Mason, age 21, of Cheney, Washington, was sentenced today, after having previously pled guilty on January 29, 2015 to Production of Child Pornography.

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Washington State Construction Company Settles Allegations of False Claims in Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program

Tri-State Construction, a privately-owned Washington State construction company, today agreed to pay more than $140,000 to settle allegations it submitted false records to the Washington State Department of Transportation related to the federally-funded I-5 HOV lane project between Port of Tacoma Road and the Pierce/King County line, announced U.

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Man Who Preyed on Vulnerable with Sweepstakes Scam Sentenced to Prison

A South King County man who preyed on people across the country with a phony sweepstakes scam, was sentenced today in U.

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Former Vancouver, Washington Men Sentenced for Pump and Dump Stock Fraud Scheme

A former Vancouver, Washington resident was sentenced today in U.

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Lummi Tribal Couple Sentenced to Prison for Dealing Heroin, Meth, and Crack Cocaine

Two members of the Lummi Indian Tribe were sentenced today in U.

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Daycare Operator Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Federally Funded Program of $250,000

A daycare operator from Covington, Washington pleaded guilty today in U.

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Leaders of Violent Drug Trafficking Organization Convicted

Two men who led a violent drug trafficking organization distributing meth, heroin and cocaine in the Seattle area were convicted April 28th of numerous counts of drug trafficking and one count of money laundering following a seven day jury trial, announced U.

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Wapato Man Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Sexually Assaulting Child

Yakima Today, Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Charles Pete Eyle, age 52, of the Yakama Nation Indian Reservation, was sentenced after having previously been being convicted of two counts of Attempted Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Minor and one count of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Minor.

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Former IRS Revenue Agent Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Accepting Bribe

A former Internal Revenue Service Revenue Agent was sentenced today in U.

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Former Makah Tribal Leader Sentenced to Prison for Embezzlement of Tribal Funds

A former member of the Makah Tribal Council was sentenced today in U.

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FBI Assisting with New York Cold Case Homicide

The FBI is assisting the Brighton Police Department and the Monroe County District Attorneys Office in its continued investigation of the February 19, 1982 murder of Brighton, New York resident Cathleen Krauseneck.

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Bremerton, Washington Man Pleads Guilty to Production of Child Pornography

Spokane Today, Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Larry Gutierrez, age 50, of Bremerton, Washington, pled guilty to the criminal charge of production of child pornography.

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U.S. Attorney’s Office Asks Court to Schedule Retrial for Washington State Auditor Troy X. Kelley

Today prosecutors asked U. S. District Judge Ronald B. Leighton to set a new trial for TROY X.

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Key Player in Silk Road 2.0 Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison

A former Bellevue, Washington resident who assisted in the management of the Silk Road 2.0 website was sentenced for conspiracy to distribute controlled substances.

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Spokane, Washington Man Sentenced to Nine Years in Federal Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

Spokane Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Randall Maurice Peterson, age 37, of Spokane, Washington, was sentenced after having previously plead guilty on March 9, 2016 to Possession of Child Pornography.

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Chelan Washington Man Sentenced to 41 Months in Federal Prison for Attempted Escape

Spokane Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that that Bud Ray Brown, age 33 of Chelan, Washington, was sentenced today after having previously plead guilty to the felony charge of Attempted Escape.

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Community Safety Update: No Information Indicating Specific and Credible Threats

The FBI is actively assessing intelligence and at this time has no information indicating specific and credible threats to any segment of our community.

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FBI and Skagit County Sheriff’s Office Seek Missing Juvenile Katelynn 'Katie' Barlow

The Skagit County Sheriff s Office is searching for Katelynn (Katie) Barlow, age 14. Katelynn and her family are from out of state and are visiting extended family in the Big Lake area.

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FBI in Spokane Testing Additional Letters

The FBI is investigating recent letters delivered to several locations in Spokane containing material not immediately identifiable. There is no information to suggest a specific and credible threat.

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Federal Officials Close Review into the Death of Antonio Zambrano-Montes

SPOKANE - The United States Attorneys Office for the Eastern District of Washington announced today that there is insufficient evidence to pursue federal criminal civil rights charges against Pasco Police Officers Adrian Alaniz, Ryan Flanagan, and Adam Wright for the death of Antonio Zambrano-Montes on February 10, 2015.

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Las Vegas Man Convicted of Sex Trafficking

A 34-year-old Las Vegas man was convicted for his transportation of two juveniles for the purpose of prostitution and sex trafficking of an adult woman.

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Leader of Large Drug Trafficking Network Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

Ediberto Asevez Santilliano, 37, was arrested in August 2015 with two kilos of methamphetamine in his bedroom and more than $17,000 in cash in his residence.

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Update on Investigation of 1971 Hijacking by D.B. Cooper

Following a 45-year investigation, on July 8, 2016, the FBI redirected resources allocated to the D.B. Cooper case to focus on other investigative priorities.

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Wapato Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Attempted Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Vincent Piel III, 44, of the Yakama Nation Indian Reservation, was sentenced to a 15-year term of imprisonment after having previously plead guilty to attempted sexual abuse of a minor.

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Montesano Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Weapons Possession

Daniel Seth Franey, 33, who expressed a desire to attack the police or U.S. Military personnel out of allegiance to ISIL, pleaded guilty to possession of machine guns.

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Two Members of Violent Drug Trafficking Ring Sentenced to Prison

Two men who were significantly involved in a violent drug trafficking organization distributing meth, heroin ,and cocaine in the Seattle area were sentenced to prison.

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Tribal Member Who Shot and Killed Innocent Stranger in Parking Lot of Emerald Queen Casino Sentenced to 26 Years in Prison

Jeremy Schlenker was sentenced for second-degree murder and use of a firearm in a crime of violence.

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Drug Trafficker Who Tortured Co-Conspirator Over ‘Stolen’ Drugs Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

Ramon Zavala-Zazuet, a leader of a large drug trafficking group. gets 15 years for torturing co-conspirator for information about a missing shipment of drugs.

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Quinault Tribal Member Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Brutal Assault on Intimate Partner

Ricky Lee Logan, a member of the Quinault Tribe, was sentenced to three years in prison for the brutal assault of his intimate partner.

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Spokane Doctor Sentenced to Life Imprisonment Following a Jury Verdict for 12 Counts of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of Children

Craig A. Morgenstern was sentenced to 12 life terms in federal prison after a jury found him guilty of 12 counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child.

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Leadership Transition at FBI Seattle

After 25 years of service to the FBI, Special Agent in Charge Frank Montoya, Jr., is retiring on September 16, 2016 and will be succeeded by Jay S. Tabb, Jr.

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Members of Seattle Drug Trafficking Organization Indicted for Distribution of Heroin

An indictment charges five individuals with distributing large amounts of heroin, some of it smuggled from Arizona to Washington hidden behind door panels in rental cars.

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Tacoma Murder Suspect Captured in Mexico

Gabriel Nevarez, 28, formerly of Tacoma, Washington, a fugitive wanted on murder charges, returned to the United States yesterday after nine years on the run.

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Bremerton, Washington Man Sentenced to 27 Years for Production of Child Pornography

Larry Gutierrez, age 50, of Bremerton, Washington, was sentenced to 27 years in prison for production of child pornography.

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FBI Arrests Selah Man for Receipt of an Explosive Device

The FBI Seattle Division s Inland Northwest JTTF (INJTTF) arrested Melvin Thomas Neifert for receipt of an explosive device.

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Chehalis Tribal Member Sentenced for Defrauding Housing Program

The former Chairman of the Board of the Chehalis Tribal Housing Authority was sentenced to 30 days in jail for defrauding the Tribal Housing Authority.

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Benton City Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Federal Prison for Sex Trafficking

Roberto L. Llerenas, Jr. was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison as a result of his convictions on four counts of trafficking two children under 18 for commercial sex.

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Suquamish Tribal Couple Sentenced to Prison for Repeated Physical Abuse of their Children

A member of the Suquamish Tribe and his wife were sentenced to prison in U.S. District Court in Tacoma for the repeated physical abuse of two of their six children.

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Inglewood, California Man Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Conspiracy to Commit Mail and Wire Fraud

Erick Halkier Hansen, of Inglewood, California, was sentenced today to five years in federal prison for conspiracy to commit mail fraud and wire fraud.

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The FBI Releases 2015 Crime Statistics for Washington State

Washington State crime statistics from the FBI's annual compilation of crimes reported to its Uniform Crime Reporting Program by law enforcement agencies from around the nation.

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Leaders of Violent Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Terms

Two Seattle men who led a violent drug trafficking organization distributing meth, heroin and cocaine were sentenced today to long prison terms.

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