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Thurston County detective, posing as real estate agent, nabs fraud suspect


A 54-year-old Arizona man, who was wanted out of Maricopa County ... After receiving a tip from a local real estate agent, a sheriff’s detective posed as an agent and met Black on Monday morning at his next target — a $700,000 home in Olympia.


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A Thurston County Sheriff’s Office detective caught an alleged scammer in the act Monday morning in Olympia A Thurston County Sheriff’s Office detective caught an alleged scammer in the act Monday morning in Olympia jQuery(document).ready(function () { mi.leadAssets.init(); }); Local Thurston County detective, posing as real estate agent, nabs fraud suspect By Rolf Boone rboone@theolympian.com LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story $(document).ready(function () { mi.articleShareTools.init({ nextLinkedin: '15579', nextPinterest: '15639' }); mi.socialSharingScroll.init(); }); February 06, 2018 09:52 AM A 54-year-old Arizona man, who was wanted out of Maricopa County, Arizona, for a probation violation, was caught by a Thurston County Sheriff’s detective on Monday after the man allegedly tried to pull off a scam. According to the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office: The man, Douglas Stephen Black, was in the Olympia area, attempting to “purchase” a house with fake bank records that showed he had more than $2 million in a trust fund. Black’s plan was to get into a house and squat until evicted, authorities say jQuery(document).ready(function () { mi.renderNewsletterIframe.init({ container: '#newsletter-signUpWidget', url: 'http://x.email.theolympian.com/ats/url.aspx?cr=663&wu=128,http://x.email.theolympian.com/ats/url.aspx?cr=663&wu=140,http://x.email.theolympian.com/ats/url.aspx?cr=663&wu=143' }); }); Never miss a local story. Sign up today for unlimited digital access to our website, apps, the digital newspaper and more. SUBSCRIBE NOW jQuery(document).ready(function () { mi.calltoActionCtrl.init(); }); After receiving a tip from a local real estate agent, a sheriff’s detective posed as an agent and met Black on Monday morning at his next target — a $700,000 home in Olympia. Black was arrested on suspicion of larceny, according to jail recordsHe was previously convicted of fraud Rolf Boone: 360-754-5403, @rolf_boone Suggested for you lazyLoadingModule("zerg-template", "zerg-target", "zerg",500, undefined, undefined, undefined, "53334", undefined , undefined );   Comments   Needs to be visible to set the correct height of the comment componentI'm hiding it on document readyAppending it later did not work--> jQuery(document).ready(function () { mi.commentingFaceboook.init(); }); Videos View More Video Local Olympia police say medics determined use of sedation that resulted in woman’s death Computer glitch delays ballots for some local voters Man injured while trying to rescue cat in Elma apartment complex fire Thurston County leads the state in earthquake insurance, but 4 out of 5 homes still aren’t covered ‘S-Town’ creator Brian Reed brings his story to Olympia Local jQuery(document).ready(function () { UD.updateDate.getDiffDate("1518018783", "MMMM DD, YYYY hh:mm A", "America/Los_Angeles", "en" , "-08:00"); }); Subscriptions Start a Subscription Customer Service eEdition Vacation Hold Rewards Pay Your Bill Site Information About Us Contact Us Newsletters News in Education Photo Store Social, Mobile & More Text News Alerts Mobile & Apps Facebook Twitter YouTube Google+ Submit a Photo Advertising Information Place a Classified Local Deals Shopping Place an Obituary Today's Circulars Special Sections More

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