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87-Year-Old Seattle Developer, Wife Indicted on 43 Counts

The U.S. attorney’s office in Seattle said Thursday that a 43-count grand jury indictment accuses Michael Mastro and his wife, Linda, of concealing a bank account of more than $760,000 from his creditors. Prosecutors say they’ve also lied about the whereabouts of two huge diamonds valued at $1.4 million.

10/25/2012

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Elderly Seattle Developer and Wife Arrested in France

An elderly, bankrupt Seattle real-estate developer who vanished with his wife after a judge demanded they hand over two huge diamonds was arrested Wednesday in a lake town in the French Alps.

10/24/2012

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