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
Newrizons Federal Credit Union located in Hoquiam for nearly 50 years was recently awarded the highly competitive 2014 Credit Union Innovation and Impact award by the Northwest Credit Union
Phone scams again targeting Grays Harbor residents, the Aberdeen Police Department tells us they’ve received reports on scams ranging from a man claiming to be from the IRS, or some
Identity theft is a growing problem nationwide, and Washington is no exception. In early March 2014 the Seattle Archdiocese learned that volunteers and employees at
Some employees and volunteers at St. Mary School in Aberdeen are affected by a data breach at the Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle. Sources tell us some are finding that their taxes were already
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The Internal Revenue Service is looking for Washington State taxpayers who are missing 2,652 refund checks totaling more than $2.9 million that were returned to the IRS by the U.S. Postal Service due to mailing address errors. The average refund is $1,099.
BRETT M. SMITH, 24, of Puyallup, Washington, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to 10 years in prison, three years of supervised release and $2,476,913 in restitution for Mail Fraud. SMITH was the leader of a scheme to embezzle $2.4 million from Manke Lumber Company. SMITH was a log scaler for Manke, who was fired in July 2006, following an internal investigation of the fraud. SMITH and seven other people, including SMITH's brother, Bryan M. Smith, were indicted in June 2008, for Mail Fraud and Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering. BRETT SMITH pleaded guilty January 9, 2009. Calling the crime "deplorable and despicable," U.S. District Judge Ronald B. Leighton said, "this crime has caused me more sadness, to see a generation of kids who were willing to participate in this... Has caused me more fear for our future.... If we don't make an example here and now, as a society we are doomed.