DEVELOPING STORY: Identity Theft Busts Locally & Nationwide - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

DEVELOPING STORY: Identity Theft Busts Locally & Nationwide

Posted: Updated:
© Hartson and Altamont © Hartson and Altamont

UPDATE: The Spokane County Sheriff's Office has served four warrants today in the identity theft ring. They plan to serve one more today. There are more than 300 victims across the country in several states. Currently two people are in custody. One is 24-year-old Michael Clarke. He has been booked on four counts of forgery, one count 2nd degree theft, and one count money laundering.

Spokane County Sheriff's Office says there is at least $100,000 invested in a fraudulent account. They still have several more arrests to make at this point

UPDATE: Investigators say they went to three properties this morning. They are on their way to a 4th location now but will not give the address.

UPDATE: 2 women have been detained. SWAT will be going to other locations today with search warrants for ID theft and forgeries.

PREVIOUS STORY:

SPOKANE, Wash. - Deputy Craig Chamberlin with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office tells us the SWAT Team is serving at least two identity theft warrants right now. One of them is at Hartson and Altamont in Spokane. He's working to get more information. We'll update as soon as possible.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • INCREDIBLE drone video shows fire destruction over Pateros/Brewster

    INCREDIBLE drone video shows fire destruction over Pateros/Brewster

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:51:52 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Chelan HD Productions has given us permission to show this incredible video they shot with a drone surveying the damage done from the Carlton Complex Fire in the areas of Brewster and Pateros. This video is truly jaw dropping and really shows the level of destruction from the fire.>>
    KHQ.COM - Chelan HD Productions has given us permission to show this incredible video they shot with a drone surveying the damage done from the Carlton Complex Fire in the areas of Brewster and Pateros. This video is truly jaw dropping and really shows the level of destruction from the fire.>>
  • 10 Cheapest Houses For Sale In Spokane

    10 Cheapest Houses For Sale In Spokane

    Wednesday, November 27 2013 2:35 AM EST2013-11-27 07:35:08 GMT
    Whether you are in the market for an affordable place to live or are in the business of flipping houses, here are the 10 cheapest homes for sale in Spokane according to AllSpokaneHomes.com.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Whether you are in the market for an affordable place to live or are in the business of flipping houses, here are the 10 cheapest homes for sale in Spokane according to AllSpokaneHomes.com. Yes, they all need some work and some need a lot more than others, but when your mortgage payment is around the $200/month range there's at least something to stay positive about.>>
  • Deputies searching for man after attempted child luring in Post Falls

    Deputies searching for man after attempted child luring in Post Falls

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:54:23 GMT
    KHQ.COM- The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office needs your help tracking down a man who tried to lure a young child away from their home. Deputies said the enticing attempt happened around 4 p.m. Tuesday in Post Falls.According to the sheriff's office, a man approached a 6-year-old child that was playing in the driveway of a home near S. Pine Ct. The man tried to lure the child away by asking for help looking for lost kittens, and the child's grandmother says the man briefly followed the child ...>>
    KHQ.COM- The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office needs your help tracking down a man who tried to lure a young child away from their home. Deputies said the enticing attempt happened around 4 p.m. Tuesday in Post Falls.According to the sheriff's office, a man approached a 6-year-old child that was playing in the driveway of a home near S. Pine Ct. The man tried to lure the child away by asking for help looking for lost kittens, and the child's grandmother says the man briefly followed the child ...>>