CAPTURED: ID thief who targeted his own soccer team sentenced to 80 months in prison


UPDATE: December 20, 2017 --

King County Prosecutors say Calvin Tran was found guilty of Identity Theft 1st Degree and sentenced to 80 months in prison.

FUGITIVE CAPTURED March 13, 2017 --
Washington's Most Wanted viewer tips to Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound led to the arrest of Trung Cam Tran, who goes by ‘Calvin’, at the Sea-Tac airport on Monday.

The tips led King County Sheriff's detectives to notify U.S. Customs and Port of Seattle Police that Tran was coming back into the country from Vietnam.

Officers were waiting for him when he got off a plane.

He was booked for his outstanding warrants for Identify Theft 1st degree.

Tran is WMW Capture #866.

King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help to find an accused identity thief targeting victims on his own soccer team.

Detectives say 43-year-old Trung Cam Tran who goes by ‘Calvin’ stole at least four credit cards and then used them at The Apple Store in Bellevue Square and Tacoma as well as Nordstrom and Starbucks in Westfield Center in Tukwila.

“We know that some of the victims belong to his very own soccer team and these guys were out playing soccer games and what not while their credit cards were being stolen. So Mr. Tran definitely used a level of trust with his own teammates to obtain these credit cards used them to exceed values of over $12,000,” said King County Sheriff’s Det. Jessica Santos.

Two victims had their credit cards stolen during games last fall at Marymoor and Big Finn Hill Parks. Another had his stolen from his gym bag at an LA Fitness in Renton.

Detectives say Tran has 11 felony convictions for identity theft, theft, and forgery.

“We just want to make sure that we bring him to justice so there's not more victims out there while he's not incarcerated,” said Det. Santos.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to Tran's arrest.  If you know where deputies can find him, submit the information anonymously using the P3 Tips App on your phone or by calling 1-800-222-tips. You can also submit it at