Crime Scene: theft

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 01/27/2012

Former D.C. official admits to using city funds for personal purchases

William Shelton, 42, the former chairman of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 5B, pleaded guilty to a charge of access device fraud.

By Del Quentin Wilber  |  05:27 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. Government, theft, corruption, Target

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 01/25/2010

Man who tried to steal Bernanke's identity is sentenced

His confirmation to a second term as Federal Reserve chairman may be in doubt, but at least Ben S. Bernanke got good news last week on the identity theft front: A leader of the ring that victimized him and his...

By Washington Post editors  |  11:53 AM ET, 01/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, From the Courthouse | Tags:  Anna Bernanke, Ben Bernanke, Bernanke, FED, bank fraud, identity theft

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/15/2009

Appliance thieves hit apartments under construction

Maybe we should file this one under "Pickpockets Who Raised Their Game." Police in Charles County are looking for a group of suspects who broke into several under-construction apartments in White Plains and stole washers, dryers and ranges sometime over...

By Matt Zapotosky  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/15/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Charles, Charles, Charles | Tags:  dryers, theft of appliances, washers