EVERETT -- A career criminal who posed as a cop was sentenced to just over four years in prison.
Date: 04/25/2013 | Local News
MUKILTEO -- Identity thieves aren't particularly picky about their victims.Mukilteo Police Chief Rex Caldwell can vouch for that.Each year millions of Americans are victims of identity theft.
Date: 04/18/2013 | Local News
Identity theft means months, even years, of consequences
Date: 04/07/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- March hasn't been good for Kenneth Moody.After a short trial earlier this month, he was convicted of identity theft. Jurors were convinced he tried to cash a $1,450 forged check at an Everett bank. This week, Moody decided not to roll the dice with another jury.
Date: 03/23/2013 | Local News
A 61-year-old French man was arrested at Philadelphia International Airport and charged with impersonating a pilot after airline officials found him in the cockpit of a plane scheduled for takeoff, police said Friday.The crew of a US Airways...
Date: 03/22/2013 | Nation & World
EVERETT -- Louis Trenary was consistent -- the judge gave him that.For the past decade, Trenary, 46, of Everett, racked up about a dozen felonies for identity theft, forgery and the like. He added to his portfolio this week with fresh convictions.That...
Date: 02/28/2013 | Local News
PORT TOWNSEND -- Police in Port Townsend say they recovered more than 1,000 pounds of stolen mail when they arrested a man who had been sought by state corrections officers for escaping from community custody in Federal Way.
Date: 02/14/2013 | Northwest
Movie should make you stop and think about identity theft
Date: 02/11/2013 | Business
EVERETT -- Melissa Martin made a living making a mess of people's finances.
Date: 02/05/2013 | Local News
Identity theft is the type of crime that's easy to dismiss. Until it happens to you.Just imagine, you've filed your tax return and are eagerly awaiting your refund. It's money you desperately need to pay some bills or buy whatever you've been hankering for.
Date: 01/21/2013 | Business
EVERETT -- Police and U.S. Secret Service agents believe they have taken down a major identity theft and forgery ring involving at least a dozen suspects and more than 100 victims.
Date: 01/05/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- A convicted armed bank robber whose flight from police once shut down Everett's Boeing plant is facing a handful of criminal charges stemming from allegations that he has been posing as a police officer.
Date: 01/05/2013 | Local News
As the health-care industry rushed onto the Internet in search of efficiencies and improved care in recent years, it has exposed a wide array of vulnerable hospital computers and medical devices to hacking, according to documents and interviews.
Date: 12/27/2012 | Nation & World
Think of grandma, leaving the mall with arms full of gifts. Or the same presents wrapped, with bows, under a tinsel-draped tree. Or the cardboard box for that fancy new TV, sitting outside in the recycle bin. Where you see Christmas clichés,
Date: 12/16/2012 | Need to Know
MONROE -- The middle-aged woman seemed convincing enough as she stood in the driveway of a home on Chain Lake Road.She dressed in nice clothes one might wear to work.
Date: 11/12/2012 | Local News
EVERETT -- An Everett man faces a growing stack of criminal cases alleging that he victimized elderly people, one of whom died weeks after being beaten and robbed outside a gas station.
Date: 10/12/2012 | Local News
HOQUIAM -- A woman arrested with a stolen car at a burglary in Hoquiam had 15 different names on bank account statements and other identifications.And, KBKW reported, when she was booked last week she climbed on a bathroom sink at the police station and ripped out a light fixture.
Date: 09/24/2012 | Northwest
You know your life's not going too well when you're labeled in your arrest report as a “transient heroin addict.”That's what happened to a young Everett man early Thursday morning.
Date: 09/24/2012 | Sirens
I don't need to tell you how to use the Internet to advance your job search. Most job hunters are experts in using job boards and email communications to research companies, contact hiring managers and submit resumes for review.
Date: 08/01/2012 | Business
MEDFORD, Ore. -- Police say an Oregon man tried to cash a check from another man's account, only to run into his victim at the bank.Medford police arrested 37-year-old Matthew Frombach on Saturday after the victim's friend chased him down and tackled him outside the bank.
Date: 07/16/2012 | Northwest
EVERETT -- The list of victims filled nearly three pages.Hundreds of stolen checks, driver's licenses and tax documents were found in a south Everett home in February. The woman who lived there has a long history of identity-theft crimes in Snohomish County.
Date: 06/26/2012 | Local News