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Oct 07

According to the Bellevue Police, a pair of identity thieves were living high on someone else's money: driving flashy cars, buying expensive jewelry, and taking up residence in a hotel. Identity theft in the state of Washington is a serious felony, which can result in years in prison and thousands of dollars in fines. read more

Sep 18

The suspect of a violent carjacking incident hit a newspaper deliveryman over the head with a champagne bottle then took the victim's keys and began driving off in the victim's vehicle. Although the state of Washington does not specifically address the crime of carjacking, this behavior is prosecuted as Robbery which is punishable by up to life in prison and fines as large as $50,000. read more

Apr 22

Recently, Seattle Police Department investigators identified a 38-year old man as the suspect in a series of large arson fires which were set in the Queen Anne, Ballard and Fremont neighborhoods late in 2018. Learn more about the different types of arson and the penalties they carry in Seattle. read more

Mar 26

According to the Seattle Times, nearly half of all Seattle property crimes involve a vehicle. Auto property crimes in the state of Washington and Seattle usually carry fairly stiff penalties, and even a broken window and the theft of something inside the vehicle could be charged as a serious misdemeanor or a felony. read more

Feb 25

It can be problematic for those who have engaged in illegal activities to use the money garnered from these activities because they cannot explain where the money came from without it being tied to a crime. When the proceeds of a crime are disguised and integrated into a legitimate financial system, it is known as money laundering. read more

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October 7, 2019

Identity Thieves Living High Life on Someone Else's Money

According to the Bellevue Police, a pair of identity thieves were living high on someone else's money: driving flashy cars, buying expensive jewelry, and taking up residence in a hotel....

September 18, 2019

Seattle Police Searching for Violent Carjacking Suspect

The suspect of a violent carjacking incident hit a newspaper deliveryman over the head with a champagne bottle then took the victim's keys and began driving off in the victim's vehicle....