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A woman who was the victim of being kidnapped and raped was arrested by Washington state officials to ensure that she shows up to court as a material witness against her alleged captors.    (Credit: Thinkstock)

Former ATF Agent Accused Of Embezzling

A former Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent accused of embezzling nearly $20,000 when he worked for the federal agency was indicted Thursday.

11/22/2013

File photo of a person using a calculator while looking over bills. (Photo by AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA)

Tribes Mishandle Funds, Go Unpunished

American Indian tribes have been caught misappropriating tens of millions of taxpayer dollars, according to internal tribal audits and other documents. But federal authorities do little about it — due to a lack of oversight, resources or political will.

10/07/2013

Empty jail cell.  (Credit:Michael Kelley/Getty Images)

Police Officer Convicted For Stealing From Spouses Of Fallen Colleagues

A former Lakewood, Wash., police officer convicted of stealing from the spouses and children of his fallen colleagues was sentenced Friday to 2 3/4 years in federal prison.

06/30/2012

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WA Man Sentenced for Stealing from Ronald McDonald House Charity

The former treasurer of a charity affiliated with the Ronald McDonald House has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for embezzlement.

04/16/2012

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