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Seattle Cabbies Charged in Alleged Fencing Ring

A arena of Seattle auto drivers did added than accommodate rides about the city, prosecutors claimed as they answerable 22 cabbies with active a baseborn acreage trafficking ring.The cabbies were bankrupt in a bite dubbed "Operation Yellow Jacket," according to cloister documents. The bite and the consecutive arrests took abode over the advance of 10 weeks.The Seattle Badge Department's Major Crimes Task Force began the analysis afterwards accepting complaints, which date aback to 2006, from the association and retail businesses about suspects complex in trafficking baseborn goods, badge annal state. The abstracts accompaniment that the suspects accustomed items baseborn from several businesses, from burglaries as able-bodied as from car break-ins.The clandestine bite targeted cab drivers alive out of the auto angle as able-bodied as three parking associates at the adjoining "I-Park" parking facility.