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Theft of Television Services in Washington

Posted by Steve Karimi | Mar 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

An Australian man has been arrested for allegedly selling stolen login information to one million Netflix, Hulu, and Spotify accounts. The man, a twenty-one year old IT professional, pocketed over $200,000 in sales before being arrested by the Australian FBI. He allegedly accessed the stolen logi...

Washington Man Faces 8th DUI Arrest

Posted by Steve Karimi | Mar 07, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Washington man has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence for the eighth time. The man has also been charged with a hit and run involving a parked car and for driving without an ignition interlock device in violation of a requirement for his previous DUI convictions. Police a...

Man Charged with DUI after Using ATV to Tow Truck

Posted by Steve Karimi | Jan 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Mississippi man faces charges of driving under the influence after attempting to use his all-terrain vehicle (ATV) in order to tow his truck off of a highway. The young adult was driving his truck--which was hauling an ATV on a trailer--on the highway when the truck ran out of gas. The driver t...

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...

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