Police seek victims of alleged scam artist in Federal Way

From staff reports:

The Federal Way Police Department (FWPD) is looking for anyone who may have had dealings with Steve E. Cho, also known as Song B. Cho, of Federal Way.

According to police, Cho is alleged to have fraudulently obtained a home valued at $650,000, two vehicles in excess of $164,000 from dealerships in Fife, $12,200 in cash from a check-cashing business in Federal Way with a fraudulent check, and defrauding the King County Recorder's Office by paying for excise tax with an $8,087 fraudulent check.

Federal Way police ask anyone who has any further information or knowledge of illegal activity by Cho to contact Detective Annette Scholl at (253) 835-6892 or at


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