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Ketchikan meth dealer gets 87 months for money laundering

...Schmidt, who prosecuted the case, said Seludo personally and by directing others transferred the money through Western Union and MoneyGram to pay the drug suppliers.Seludo also directed others to wire the drug proceeds in and outside of the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-12-12/ketchikan-meth-dealer-gets-87-months-mo
Local
Accumulated fragments: William Healey Dall

...selected to develop an expedition for Western Union in Russian America - Alaska...to be part of the expedition.Western Union planned to develop a telegraph...across Russia through Siberia. Western Union had received authorization from...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-05-12/accumulated-fragments-william-heale
Neighbors
Ketchikan residents face money laundering charges

...Francisco Arca Seludo, 41 and his younger brother, Herman Arca Seludo Jr., 33, conspired to launder drug money through Western Union and MoneyGram from 2008 to February of this year, according to charging documents.The brothers, who are being tried...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-06-21/ketchikan-residents-face-money-launderi
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...A caller is telling Alaskans they've won a $250,000 sweepstakes, and they must make a $2,500 payment to a Western Union account in Quebec in order to avoid federal taxes. In one case, a man claiming to be with the "U.S. Customs Office...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032901/Loc_Briefly.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...That dangling carrot may be as much as $250,000. The catch is that the ``winner'' needs to send money via Western Union, for example, to pay customs charges and taxes. Those customs charges and taxes usually range from $2,000 to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080100/Loc_FBI.shtml
More arrests in oxy ring roundup

...for making illegal financial transactions at either True North Federal Credit Union, Wells Fargo Bank, MoneyGram or Western Union.Testimony this week in court at a bail hearing revealed Maki is suspected of depositing drug money into Milan Thomas...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-12-12/more-arrests-oxy-ring-roundup
Local
Sitka woman loses $3,000 in wire scam

...needed $3,028 for bail money. The victim did have a grandson traveling in Canada, so she wired the money to the Western Union office as directed. The man called back to say another $3,028 was needed to get the young man's car out of impound...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121809/reg_537039419.shtml
Briefly

...A caller is telling Alaskans they've won a $250,000 sweepstakes, and they must make a $2,500 payment to a Western Union account in Quebec in order to avoid federal taxes. In one case, a man claiming to be with the "U.S. Customs Office...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032901/Loc_Briefly.html
Local
IRS agent indicted in ex-wife's embezzlement

...embezzled more than $400,000. She used money orders and Western Union wire transfers stolen from the Carrs grocery in Eagle...accumulated gambling debt, which was periodically paid with Western Union wire transfers stolen from and originating at the Carrs...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072599/Loc_irsagent.html
Local
FBI warns of more phone scams

...That dangling carrot may be as much as $250,000. The catch is that the ``winner'' needs to send money via Western Union, for example, to pay customs charges and taxes. Those customs charges and taxes usually range from $2,000 to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080100/Loc_FBI.html
Local

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