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Former Microsoft Director Charged with Embezzlement

Posted by Steve Karimi | Jan 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Former Microsoft sports marketing director Jeff Tran is currently facing embezzlement charges after being accused of trying to embezzle $1.5 million from the technology empire. Prosecutors believe that Tran used falsified bills for services that were never received in order to siphon money from M...

Seattle Police Seek Help Identifying Serial Armed Robber

Posted by Steve Karimi | Jan 04, 2019 | 0 Comments

Over the past few months, Seattle has become the host of a serial armed robber. Targeting restaurants such as Baskin Robbins and Subway, the unidentified individual has committed three armed robberies since October. In November, a worker at a Baskin Robbins on Rainier Avenue faced the robber when...

Fraud Runs Rampant During Holiday Season

Posted by Steve Karimi | Dec 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The holiday season is a happy and busy time. The holiday season is supposed to be a time of joy and togetherness, but the theft of personal information seems to climb during this time of year. Under the common law system, fraud is considered a white-collar crime and is “defined as an intentional ...

Washington State Crime Rate Higher than Neighboring Oregon

Posted by Steve Karimi | Dec 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

Crime can be an issue no matter where you live, but it is common knowledge that some places are more dangerous to live than others. In the same regard, people may differ in opinion on what they consider to be a “safer” crime. Some may feel being mugged on the street is more invasive than their ho...

Engine Ejected from Vehicle After Crash

Posted by Steve Karimi | Nov 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Washington State Patrol reported a car accident on State Route 509 in Seattle. Officers reported that the impact from the crash, which caused the vehicle to roll over, was so great that the engine was ejected from the vehicle. When police arrived on the scene they found a Nissan Altima upside...

The Criminal Celebrity: Infamous or Famous?

Posted by Steve Karimi | Nov 09, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recently, celebrity Alec Baldwin was arrested for allegedly punching someone in the jaw for taking his parking space. Baldwin, of course, claims innocence. Celebrity and crime can often seem to go hand-in-hand, any wrongdoing ultimately amplified because the person is in the spotlight and under a...

A Weekend of Hate Crime

Posted by Steve Karimi | Oct 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Malicious harassment, another term for a hate crime or bias crime, is the legal term in Washington for such motivated crimes. This weekend in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a hate crime was committed when a man shot up a Synagogue resulting in the deaths of 11 people and the injuries of 6 others, incl...

Maryland Woman Uses Voodoo to Conceal Fraud

Posted by Steve Karimi | Oct 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

A Maryland woman was convicted on “17 counts including conspiracy, lying on a loan application and several charges of bank, wire, and securities fraud.” The woman was a licensed financial adviser who also had a weekly radio show. She started a sportswear company and convinced many people to inves...

DNA Evidence Solves a Two-Year Old Burglary

Posted by Steve Karimi | Oct 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Every so often, a real-life criminal investigation may play out similar to how fantasy television investigations play out. Such an investigation happened in Washington earlier this week, albeit not in hasty television series fashion. Depression-era glassware and a few other items were stolen from...

Interacting with Law Enforcement

Posted by Steve Karimi | Oct 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

In April 2018, former-MLB player Jayson Werth was arrested in Arizona for allegedly driving under the influence. The Scottsdale police officer pulled Werth over for driving with an expired registration at which time he suspected that Werth had been drinking. A video recently surfaced which shows ...

Driver with Ignition Lock Kills Texas Cheerleader

Posted by Steve Karimi | Sep 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

A Texas woman was killed when a non-impaired driver hit her as he was performing a court-mandated “ignition interlock” test while driving. The former cheerleader was backing out of her driveway when the passenger side of her car was hit by a pickup truck. The driver stated that he did not see the...

Spokane Man Arrested on Suspicion of Auto Theft

Posted by Steve Karimi | Sep 07, 2018 | 0 Comments

Earlier this week, a man was arrested in Helena on suspicion of the theft of a motor vehicle. Police were called regarding a man loitering in a parking lot in Helena with added complaints that he was involved in a verbal altercation with another man. Upon further investigation, law enforcement di...

Man Falls Six Floors in Greece After Alleged Burglary

Posted by Steve Karimi | Aug 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

In Thessaloniki, Greece, a 43-year-old man died from injuries sustained while allegedly committing a burglary. Law enforcement authorities in the city say that the man burglarized a sixth-floor warehouse where he stole a pneumatic drill, then attempted to escape through a window on the same floor...

Man High On Meth Injures Couple in Car Accident

Posted by Steve Karimi | Aug 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

In September of last year, a Montesano man crashed head-on into another vehicle on Highway 101. A blood screen taken after the accident concluded that Kelly Landry had a combination of methamphetamine and THC in his system when he slammed into the other vehicle injuring two people, an elderly cou...

Suspected Kidnapper leads Police on Car Chase

Posted by Steve Karimi | Aug 06, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recently, a kidnapping case outside of Atlanta made national news when the suspected kidnapper led police on a car chase through Marietta, Georgia that ended in a head-on collision with another vehicle. The kidnapping victim, who alleges that the suspect kidnapped and sexually assaulted her, esca...

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