fraud

Embattled Bellevue Hedge Fund Adviser Accused of Fraud
SEATTLE (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged the former head of a Bellevue wealth management firm accused of running a Ponzi scheme with wire fraud and making false statements to the United States.
Seattlepi.com reports charges against Summit Asset Strategies CEO Chris Young Yoo were unseale…
Woman Sentenced for Aiding in Seattle Investment Firm Fraud
SEATTLE (AP) — A former employee of a Seattle investment firm who pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting investor fraud has been sentenced to two years in prison and ordered to pay $4 million in restitution.
The Seattle Times reports that 68-year-old Luann Renfrow was sentenced Thursday...
Jury Finishes First Day of Deliberations in Auditor Trial
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A jury in Tacoma has finished its first day of deliberations in the fraud trial of Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley.
Jurors had two questions for the judge but didn't reach a verdict Thursday in a case described by prosecutors as a "plain case of fraud and…