Embezzlement http://nwpr.org en Former Washington Democratic Operative Pleads Guilty To Theft http://nwpr.org/post/former-washington-democratic-operative-pleads-guilty-theft <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/10/100313AJ_SDCCPleaDeal_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>A former Democratic operative in Washington has admitted to embezzling campaign money. Michael Walter King pleaded guilty Thursday in King County Superior Court.<p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 22:57:29 +0000 Austin Jenkins 35195 at http://nwpr.org Senate Democrats: Embezzlement Of Campaign Funds Might Have Cost Key Race http://nwpr.org/post/senate-democrats-embezzlement-campaign-funds-might-have-cost-key-race <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/09/092513AJ_Embezzlement_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Washington Senate Democrats say the misuse of campaign funds last year may have cost them a key race – and therefore control of the state Senate.<p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 00:12:57 +0000 Austin Jenkins 34751 at http://nwpr.org Lakewood Officer Receives Federal Embezzlement Sentence http://nwpr.org/post/lakewood-officer-receives-federal-embezzlement-sentence A former police officer in Lakewood, Washington will spend 2 years, 9 months in federal prison, and pay immediate restitution. That was the sentence handed down in federal court today after he pleaded guilty to embezzlement. Amy Radil of KUOW reports. <p> In federal court in Tacoma, former Lakewood police officer Skeeter Timothy Manos faced the anger of the people he stole from. <p> Manos has admitted to embezzling over $150,000 from his police officer’s union and the families of fallen officers. <p> After four Lakewood officers were killed, Nov. 2009, donations poured into the union. Mon, 02 Jul 2012 13:42:28 +0000 Amy Radil 11002 at http://nwpr.org Lakewood Police Officer Accused of Diverting Funds for Slain Officer's Families http://nwpr.org/post/lakewood-police-officer-accused-diverting-funds-slain-officers-families <p>A police officer in Lakewood, Washington was arrested Wednesday for embezzling funds meant for the families of slain Lakewood police officers. He&rsquo;s accused of diverting the donations from union bank accounts and using them for trips, gambling and home remodeling. KUOW&rsquo;s Amy Radil reports. Thu, 09 Feb 2012 14:06:32 +0000 Amy Radil 2822 at http://nwpr.org Lakewood Police Officer Accused of Diverting Funds for Slain Officer's Families