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December 3, 2013 at 3:52 PM

Former Democratic official gets 25 months for embezzlement

Michael King during earlier court hearing. (Seattle Times file photo) The former executive director of the Senate Democratic Campaign Committee (SDCC) was sentenced this afternoon to 25 1/2 months for embezzling up to $330,000 in campaign contributions to fuel his alcohol and gambling habits. Michael King was ordered to spend half of that time in prison, where he will…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: King County Prosecuting Attorney Office, Senate Democratic Campaign Committee, theft

October 3, 2013 at 9:53 AM

Former Democratic campaign official pleads guilty to theft

Michael King, the former executive director of the state Senate Democratic Campaign Committee (SDCC) who was charged with embezzling at least $250,000 in campaign donations to fuel his alcohol and gambling problems, pleaded guilty this morning to four counts of first-degree theft and four counts of second-degree theft. King showed up in King County Superior Court for what…


Comments | More in Politics, The Blotter | Topics: embezzlement, King County Superior Court, Senate Democratic Campaign Committee