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    December 23Back to Top
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    DOCTOR AND BILLER CONVICTED IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR MEDICARE AND MEDI-CAL BILLING SCAM


    December 21 MONEY MANAGER AT C+ CAPITAL MANAGEMENT PLEADS GUILTY, ADMITTING HE DEFRAUDED CLIENTS OUT OF OVER $20 MILLION


    December 19 GAME STORE OWNERS CHARGED WITH COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT FOR SELLING MODIFIED Xbox SYSTEMS WITH PIRATED GAMES


    December 16 STATEMENT OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY ON THE GUILTY PLEAS ENTERED BY KATRINA LEUNG


    December 16 UPLAND MAN WHO RAN $250 MILLION PONZI SCHEME GETS 20 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON


    December 15 FEDERAL GRAND JURY INDICTS RALPHS GROCERY COMPANY FOR ILLEGALLY REHIRING WORKERS LOCKED OUT DURING 2003-04 LABOR DISPUTE UNDER FALSE IDENTITIES


    December 15 INLAND EMPIRE MAN WHO ORCHESTRATED CREDIT CARD 'SKIMMING' SCHEME SENTENCED TO 7+ YEARS IN PRISON


    December 13 HUNTINGTON BEACH MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO UPLOADING LATEST STAR WARS ONTO INTERNET PRIOR TO ITS THEATRICAL RELEASE


    December 12 FORMER ORANGE COUNTY JUDGE PLEADS GUILTY TO POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY


    December 12 FORMER CEO OF INTERNET ADVERTISING FIRM SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR ROLE IN FINANCIAL FRAUD SCHEME


    December 9 SECRET SERVICE DISRUPTS INTERNATIONAL COUNTERFEITING RING


    December 9 UNAUTHORIZED RADIO OPERATOR FOUND GUILTY OF INTERFERING WITH SEVERAL GOVERNMENT FREQUENCIES


    December 6 LOS ANGELES WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING CHARGE FOR BRINGING NIECE TO U.S. TO WORK AS PROSTITUTE


    December 6 THIRD DEFENDANT IN TELEMARKETING SCHEME PLEADS GUILTY TO OFFERING BOGUS INVESTMENT IN 'COLLECTIBLES'


    December 5 FORMER CFO OF INTERNET ADVERTISING FIRM SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR ROLE IN FINANCIAL FRAUD SCHEME


    December 5 FORMER CEO OF GIANT GOLF, INC. INDICTED ON FRAUD CHARGES RELATED TO BOGUS INVESTMENT


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    TWO ARRESTED ON FEDERAL FRAUD CHARGES IN FORECLOSURE SCAM TARGETING HOMEOWNERS AND COMMERCIAL LENDERS


    November 29 ORANGE COUNTY MAN SENTENCED TO NEARLY 16 YEARS FOR SELLING SUBPAR FLIGHT-CRITICAL AIRCRAFT PARTS AND FOR OFFERING TO SELL FIGHTER PLANE PARTS TO CHINA


    November 21 NEWPORT BEACH TELEMARKETER SENTENCED TO MORE THAN FIVE YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR RUNNING MASSIVE OIL AND GAS FRAUD SCHEME


    November 17 FORMER ORANGE COUNTY STOCKBROKER SENTENCED TO MORE THAN FOUR YEARS FOR INVESTMENT FRAUD SCHEME


    November 16 OPERATOR OF EMPLOYERS MUTUAL CONVICTED OF FRAUD FOR OPERATING BOGUS HEALTH INSURANCE PROVIDER


    November 17 GANG MEMBER ADDED TO FEDERAL HATE CRIME INDICTMENT THAT ALLEGES MURDER, ASSAULTS OF AFRICAN-AMERICANS


    November 16 THREE CHARGED WITH ACTING AS FOREIGN AGENTS FOR THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA


    November 10 UNITED STATES REACHES $1 MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH SEVEN-UP/RC BOTTLING COMPANY OF SO CAL


    November 10 GARDENA AIRCRAFT PARTS COMPANY PAYS $2.5 MILLION TO SETTLE FEDERAL CASE ALLEGING IT FAILED TO TEST


    November 9 'SMOKING DRAGON' UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN NEW INDICTMENT ALLEGING SCHEME TO SMUGGLE SURFACE-TO-AIR MISSILES INTO UNITED STATES


    November 7 FLORIDA MAN SENTENCED TO NEARLY 13 YEARS IN PRISON FOR RUNNING AFFINITY FRAUD SCHEME THAT TARGETED MEMBERS OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH


    November 3 COMPUTER VIRUS BROKER ARRESTED FOR SELLING ARMIES OF INFECTED COMPUTERS TO HACKERS AND SPAMMERS


    November 1 FORMER MAYOR OF LYNWOOD AND TWO ASSOCIATES FOUND GUILTY OF FEDERAL CORRUPTION CHARGES


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    ISLEY BROTHERS SINGER CONVICTED ON FEDERAL TAX EVASION CHARGES


    October 24 INLAND EMPIRE MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO EMBEZZLING LABOR UNION FUNDS


    October 20 HOLLYWOOD PRODUCER INDICTED IN INVESTMENT SCAM RELATED TO PHONY DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY TV SHOW


    October 17 OPERATOR OF ORANGE COUNTY-BASED PONZI SCHEME PLEADS GUILTY TO MAIL FRAUD, MONEY LAUNDERING CHARGES


    October 12 TWO DOCTORS INDICTED IN 'RENT-A-PATIENT' SCHEME THAT BILLED INSURANCE COMPANIES FOR UNNECESSARY SURGERIES


    October 6 VALLEY MAN INDICTED IN $20 MILLION INVESTMENT SCAM


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    WASHINGTON MAN INDICTED ON FEDERAL CHARGES FOR SINKING FISHING BOAT OFF CALIFORNIA COAST


    September 27 EIGHT CHARGED WITH COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT FOR DISTRIBUTING LATEST STAR WARS MOVIE THAT WAS STOLEN FROM POST-PRODUCTION FIRM PRIOR TO THEATRICAL RELEASE


    September 27 $8 MILLION FOREIGN INVESTMENT NETS PRISON TERMS FOR CENTRAL COAST FATHER-AND-SON TEAM


    September 26 SAN DIEGO MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR SELLING PROTECTED SPECIES, INCLUDING GILA MONSTERS


    September 23 HOLLYWOOD PRODUCER ARRESTED IN INVESTMENT SCAM RELATING TO PHONY TELEVISION SERIES ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY


    September 22 ORANGE COUNTY COUPLE PLEAD GUILTY TO CREDIT CARD FRAUD


    September 22 JEWISH DEFENSE LEAGUE OFFICER SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR INVOLVEMENT IN TWO BOMB PLOTS


    September 20 FORMER CHAIRMAN OF GEMSTAR-TV WILL PLEAD GUILTY TO A FELONY CHARGE OF OBSTRUCTION


    September 19 ORANGE COUNTY MAN SENTENCED TO 63 MONTHS IN $4.9 MILLION "PONZI" SCHEME INVOLVING ADULT-ENTERTAINMENT PHONE LINES


    September 19 FOUR ACCUSED IN 'RENT-A-PATIENT' SCHEMES THAT BILLED INSURANCE COMPANIES FOR UNNEEDED SURGICAL PROCEDURES


    September 17 TWO CHARGED WITH IMPERSONATING RED CROSS OFFICIALS TO 'COLLECT' DONATIONS FOR VICTIMS OF HURRICANE KATRINA


    September 14 SAN PEDRO MAN ARRESTED ON FEDERAL CHARGES OF SCUTTLING BOAT IN PORT OF LOS ANGELES


    September 12 HIGH DESERT MAN WHO THREATENED PARK RANGERS WITH FIREARM SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON


    September 12 ORANGE COUNTY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO SECURITIES FRAUD IN CASE INVOLVING LIES TO INVESTING PUBLIC


    September 9 SOUTH BAY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO SMUGGLING ALIENS AND TROPICAL FISH INTO UNITED STATES


    September 6 TWO MEN ARRAIGNED IN FRAUD SCHEME THAT COST VICTIMS NEARLY $1.7 MILLION


    September 2 PRINCIPAL OF GREYBOR MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION SENTENCED TO 108 MONTHS IN PRISON IN HEALTH CARE FRAUD CASE


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    FOUR MEN INDICTED ON TERRORISM CHARGES RELATED TO CONSPIRACY TO ATTACK MILITARY FACILITIES, OTHER TARGETS


    August 31 EISENHOWER HOSPITAL PAYS $8 MILLION TO RESOLVE ALLEGATIONS THAT IT OVERBILLED MEDICARE PROGRAM


    August 30 SAN BERNARDINO WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY IN KIDNAPING AND MURDER OF HUSBAND


    August 29 ATTORNEY SENTENCED TO 81 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR IMPERSONATING FEDERAL AGENT AND OTHER FEDERAL CRIMES


    August 24 BUSINESSMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO UNLAWFULLY TRANSPORTING COMPRESSED-GAS CYLINDERS USED IN PAINT BALL GUNS


    August 23 MAN SENTENCED TO 40 YEARS FOR ABDUCTING ILLEGAL ALIENS FROM 'DROP HOUSES' AND HOLDING THEM FOR RANSOM


    August 23 EX-INVESTMENT BANKING ASSOCIATE SENTENCED TO 18 MONTHS IN PRISON IN INSIDER TRADING CASE


    August 22 FEDERAL RACKETEERING INDICTMENTS TARGET INTERNATIONAL SMUGGLING, COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY OPERATION


    August 16 ORANGE COUNTY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO RUNNING INVESTMENT SCAM


    August 15 TAIWANESE WOMAN SENTENCED TO NINE YEARS IN PRISON FOR RUNNING IMMIGRATION-RELATED FRAUD SCHEMES


    August 9 RANCHO PALOS VERDES PHARMACISTS CONVICTED OF OVERBILLING FOR DRUGS PRESCRIBED TO LIVER PATIENTS


    August 9 OWNER OF IMMIGRATION CONSULTING FIRM SENTENCED TO 30 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR FILING 100s OF FALSE VISA PETITIONS


    August 1 THREE ARRAIGNED IN MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME


    August 1 FORMER SANTA ANA DELOITTE & TOUCHE MANAGER ARRESTED ON FEDERAL CHARGES OF DEFRAUDING FIRM


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    FLORIDA MAN CONVICTED IN AFFINITY FRAUD SCHEME THAT TARGETED MEMBERS OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH


    July 28 FORMER TREASURER OF SOUTH GATE CONVICTED IN FEDERAL CORRUPTION CASE INVOLVING OVER $1 MILLION DIVERTED TO BENEFIT ALBERT ROBLES, HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS


    July 27 FORMER MAYOR OF AZUSA SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR FAILING TO REPORT $200,000 IN INCOME


    July 26 OWNER OF ORANGE COUNTY BUSINESS SENTENCED TO 2 YEARS FOR SELLING UNAPPROVED AIRCRAFT PARTS TO U.S. AIR FORCE


    July 26 TWO SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR ROLES IN $1.2 MILLION CREDIT CARD FRAUD


    July 20 DOCTOR AND ASSISTANT INDICTED FOR SUBDOSING PATIENTS ON AIDS MEDICATIONS


    July 19 SIMI VALLEY HOSPITAL PAYS OVER $3.6 MILLION TO RESOLVE ALLEGATIONS OF FRAUDULENT BILLINGS TO MEDICARE


    July 18 SAN FERNANDO VALLEY LAWYER SENTENCED TO 80 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR ROLE AS BAGMAN IN CARSON CORRUPTION PLOT


    July 14 24 INDICTED IN KOREAN HUMAN SMUGGLING SCHEME THAT BROUGHT PROSTITUTES INTO THE UNITED STATES


    July 13 LOS ANGELES MEN SENTENCED IN GANG-RELATED CRACK COCAINE TRAFFICKING CASE


    July 13 28 FACE FEDERAL CHARGES IN CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CASES


    July 11 PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS TO PAY UNITED STATES $41.9 MILLION TO RESOLVE OVERBILLING ALLEGATIONS


    July 5 TWO INDICTED IN CHILD PROSTITUTION CASE


    July 1 23 CHARGED FOR ROLES IN KOREAN HUMAN SMUGGLING SCHEME THAT BROUGHT PROSTITUTES INTO THE UNITED STATES


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    JURY CONVICTS HOLLYWOOD MOVIE PIRATE OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT AND OTHER FEDERAL CHARGES


    June 23 PALM SPRINGS MAN CHARGED IN NATIONWIDE KICKBACK SCHEME INVOLVING CLASS ACTION LAWSUITS


    June 21 OPERATION SILENT NIGHT - 43 MEMBERS OF SAN FERNANDO VALLEY STREET GANG NAMED IN FEDERAL RICO INDICTMENT THAT ALLEGES MURDER OF BURBANK POLICE OFFICER


    June 20 GUN-TOTING JEWELRY THIEF GETS 41 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON


    June 15 WEST MYRTLE STREET GANG TARGETED IN FEDERAL RACKETEERING INDICTMENT THAT ALLEGES MEMBERS PARTICIPATED IN MURDER, ASSAULT AND DRUG TRAFFICKING


    June 15 GANG TASK FORCE DISMANTLES ORGANIZATION THAT CONTROLLED HISPANIC GANGS IN ORANGE COUNTY


    June 14 COLORADO WINE MERCHANT AGREES TO PLEAD GUILTY TO FEDERAL FRAUD CHARGES IN WINE FUTURES CAPER


    June 13 LOS ANGELES MAN WHO SENT HATEFUL LETTERS, MANY OF WHICH CONTAINED HYPODERMIC SYRINGES, ARRESTED FOR MAILING THREATENING COMMUNICATIONS


    June 9 FORMER CHIEF OF FLEISHMAN-HILLARD'S PUBLIC AFFAIRS GROUP IN LOS ANGELES TO PLEAD GUILTY TO OVERBILLING LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND POWER FOR P.R. SERVICES


    June 8 TWO WHO PLOTTED TO PERFORM FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON


    June 7 NEW JERSEY RESIDENTS GUILTY IN 'BUST-OUT' SCHEME THAT COST VICTIM BANKS NEARLY $3 MILLION


    June 7 INLAND EMPIRE MAN WHO ORCHESTRATED $26 MILLION PONZI SCHEME SENTENCED TO 14 YEARS IN PRISON


    June 7 SEVERAL TAX FRAUD PROMOTERS SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR FALSELY PROMISING TO PROTECT INCOME FROM TAXES


    June 6 MAN ARRAIGNED ON FEDERAL AIR POLLUTION CHARGES FOR SELLING MOTORCYCLES THAT LACKED SMOG GEAR


    June 2 FORMER CHIEF OF FLEISHMAN-HILLARD'S LOS ANGELES OFFICE INDICTED IN CONSPIRACY TO OVERBILL THE LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND POWER FOR P.R. SERVICES


    June 2 MAN WHO FAKED OWN DEATH ON BOAT INDICTED FOR NEEDLESSLY CAUSING COAST GUARD TO CONDUCT SEARCH


    June 1 IMMIGRATION OFFICIAL GETS 15 MONTHS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR TAKING BRIBES IN EXCHANGE FOR ISSUING WORK PERMITS


    June 1 BOOKKEEPER SENTENCED TO NEARLY TWO YEARS FOR OBSTRUCTING INVESTIGATION INTO $600 MILLION PONZI SCHEME


    June 1 HIGH DESERT RESIDENT ADMITS THREATENING PARK RANGERS WITH FIREARM


    June 1 PRESIDENT OF CAMBODIAN FREEDOM FIGHTERS ARRESTED IN ALLEGED PLOT TO OVERTHROW CAMBODIAN GOVERNMENT


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    HONEYWELL SUBSIDIARY AGREES TO PAY $2.75 MILLION TO RESOLVE CHARGES REGARDING FALSE PROPOSAL STATEMENTS


    May 23 BELL CANYON MAN SENTENCED TO MORE THAN 10 YEARS FOR DEFRAUDING INVESTORS OUT OF NEARLY $100 MILLION


    May 20 U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT AWARDS $250,000 TO FOUR FILIPINO SEAMEN FOR PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT


    May 13 FIVE CONVICTED OF ABDUCTING ILLEGAL ALIENS FROM 'DROP HOUSES' AND HOLDING THEM FOR RANSOM


    May 13 NINE CHARGED WITH FRAUD AND MONEY LAUNDERING IN $80 MILLION OFFSHORE INVESTMENT SCHEME


    May 12 SAN FERNANDO VALLEY MAN CHARGED WITH POSING AS SPECIAL AGENT WITH NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY


    May 11 FORMER C.E.O. OF NASDAQ-LISTED COMPANY SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON IN CORPORATE FRAUD CASE


    May 10 MAN WHO OPERATED BOGUS INTERNET ENTERTAINMENT FIRM ARRIVES IN U.S. AFTER BEING FUGITIVE FOR NEARLY SIX YEARS


    May 5 UNAUTHORIZED RADIO OPERATOR ARRESTED FOR JAMMING SEVERAL GOVERNMENT FREQUENCIES


    May 4 FORMER PENSION FUND CONSULTANT SENTENCED


    May 4 COACHELLA VALLEY BOOKKEEPER CHARGED WITH THEFT OF RIVERSIDE UNION'S FUNDS


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    ATTORNEY CONVICTED OF TAX EVASION, LOAN FRAUD AND WITNESS TAMPERING


    April 28 INVESTMENT BANKING ASSOCIATES CHARGED WITH INSIDER TRADING FOR MISUSING NON-PUBLIC INFORMATION CONCERNING MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS OF CLIENTS


    April 28 HOMESTORE'S FORMER CEO AND EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT CHARGED FOR ALLEGED ROLES IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR SCHEME TO FRAUDULENTLY INFLATE COMPANY'S REVENUE


    April 28 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AWARDS OVER $1.4 MILLION TO THREE LOCAL COUNTIES TO SOLVE 'COLD' CASES


    April 26 BROKER OF AIR POLLUTION CREDITS PLEADS GUILTY TO WIRE FRAUD SCHEME IN FEDERAL COURT


    April 25 FORMER EXECUTIVE OF VANS SHOE COMPANY SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR TAKING BRIBES FROM CHINESE MANUFACTURERS


    April 22 FORMER MAYOR OF AZUSA CONVICTED OF FAILING TO REPORT $200,000 IN INCOME


    April 19 O.C. PODIATRIST SENTENCED TO OVER FOUR YEARS IN $800,000 MEDICARE BILLING SCAM


    April 18 PASADENA MAN WHO PARTICIPATED IN FIREBOMB ATTACKS ON SUVs SENTENCED TO OVER EIGHT YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON


    April 15 MAN ACCUSED OF PIRATING HOLLYWOOD MOVIES INDICTED ON ESCAPE CHARGES FOR FLEEING ON EVE OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT TRIAL


    April 13 SAN FERNANDO VALLEY MAN ARRESTED ON FEDERAL CHARGES FOR E-MAILING COMPANY SECRETS TO COMPETITORS


    April 4 EVERGREEN TO PAY LARGEST-EVER PENALTY FOR CONCEALING VESSEL POLLUTION


    April 1 MAN WHO ATTEMPTED TO EXTORT SUPERMARKET WITH TAINTED FOOD PRODUCTS SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN PRISON


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    TEN INDICTED IN $24 MILLION MEDICARE BILLING SCAM


    March 31 MAN WHO CALLED IN BOGUS TIP CLAIMING PLOT TO BOMB SHOPPING MALL SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON


    March 24 CHIEF ENGINEER OF CARGO SHIP GETS EIGHT MONTHS IN JAIL FOR CONCEALING DUMPING OF OIL-TAINTED WATER INTO PACIFIC


    March 24 FEDERAL GRAND JURY ISSUES NEW INDICTMENT IN SOUTH GATE CORRUPTION CASE THAT NAMES ASSOCIATE OF FORMER TREASURER ALBERT ROBLES


    March 22 UPLAND MAN WHO RAN $250 MILLION PONZI SCHEME PLEADS GUILTY TO FEDERAL FRAUD CHARGES


    March 22 NEW YORK TEEN PLEADS GUILTY TO MAKING EXTORTION THREATS AGAINST INTERNET COMPANY


    March 17 ORANGE COUNTY MAN WHO PRESENTED HIMSELF AS 'LAWYER' SENTENCED TO 150 MONTHS IN FEDERAL PRISON


    March 16 SOUTHLAND MAN SENTENCED TO OVER FOUR YEARS IN PRISON FOR OPERATING HUNDREDS OF 'SOUND-ALIKE' CHARITIES


    March 16 CENTRAL COAST FATHER-AND-SON TEAM PLEAD GUILTY IN $8 MILLION BOGUS FOREIGN INVESTMENT SCHEME


    March 16 VENTURA COUNTY COUPLE WHO OWNED ESCAPED TIGER ARRESTED ON FEDERAL CHARGES, INCLUDING OBSTRUCTION


    March 14 LONG BEACH BUSINESS OWNER GUILTY IN MEDICARE FRAUD CASE


    March 11 PICO RIVERA MAN CONVICTED OF DEFRAUDING GOVERNMENT HOUSING PROGRAM


    March 10 SISTERS INDICTED IN MEDICARE FRAUD CASE


    March 7 SAN FERNANDO VALLEY MAN WHO COMMITTED IDENTITY THEFT WITH INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM CHOICEPOINT SENTENCED TO 5 1/2 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON


    March 3 BOAT CAPTAIN SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON FOR SHOOTING SEA LIONS OFF COAST OF CATALINA ISLAND


    March 1 LAS VEGAS MAN SENTENCED TO MORE THAN FOUR YEARS FOR OPERATING BOGUS 'CREDIT REPAIR' BUSINESS


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    CANADIAN MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO CONSPIRING TO CONTINUE $250 MILLION PONZI SCHEME


    February 28 SAN FERNANDO VALLEY MAN SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS FOR DEFRAUDING INVESTORS OUT OF NEARLY $100 MILLION


    February 24 OWNER OF ORANGE COUNTY BUSINESS FOUND GUILTY OF SELLING UNAPPROVED AIRCRAFT PARTS TO THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE


    February 17 NEWPORT BEACH MAN ARRESTED FOR FRAUD AND MONEY LAUNDERING


    February 17 AGAINST INTERNET MESSAGING COMPANY AND SENDING MORE THAN 1.5 MILLION SPAM MESSAGES


    February 17 HIGH DESERT MAN ARRESTED ON FEDERAL CHARGES OF THREATENING PARK RANGERS WITH ASSAULT RIFLE


    February 16 CAPTAIN OF CARGO SHIP THAT DUMPED OIL-TAINTED WATER INTO PACIFIC PLEADS GUILTY TO OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE


    February 16 10 ARRESTED IN SCHEME THAT STOLE $18 MILLION WORTH OF TAX-REFUND CHECKS FROM POST OFFICE


    February 15 COMPUTER HACKER WHO VICTIMIZED T-MOBILE PLEADS GUILTY IN LOS ANGELES FEDERAL COURT


    February 15 CANADIAN CON MAN WHO TARGETED ELDERLY GETS EIGHT YEARS FOR TELEMARKETING SCAM


    February 11 INLAND EMPIRE MAN CONVICTED OF IMPERSONATING FEDERAL AGENT IN ATTEMPT TO CARRY GUN ON AIRPLANE


    February 11 FORMER ORANGE COUNTY STOCKBROKER PLEADS GUILTY TO BILKING CLIENTS IN INVESTMENT FRAUD SCHEME


    February 11 MAN WHO IMPERSONATED FEDERAL AGENTS SENTENCED TO OVER FOUR YEARS IN FEDERAL EXTORTION CASE


    February 8 BOILER ROOM OPERATOR SENTENCED TO NEARLY 12 YEARS IN SCHEME THAT RAISED MONEY FOR FOUR BOGUS INVESTMENTS


    February 7 SAN FERNANDO VALLEY MAN SENTENCED TO OVER FIVE YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR OPERATING 'PRIME BANK' SCHEME


    February 7 NEW YORK-BASED FINANCIAL ADVISOR ARRESTED ON FEDERAL CHARGES OF HYPING STOCK FOR PAY


    February 3 LONG BEACH BUSINESS OWNER ARRESTED IN $2 MILLION MEDICARE FRAUD CASE


    February 2 IRVINE COUPLE INDICTED ON INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE CHARGES FOR HOLDING GIRL AS VIRTUAL SLAVE TO SERVE THEIR FAMILY


    February 1 CON MAN SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS FOR RUNNING MEDICAL DEVICE INVESTMENT SCAM


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    SAN DIEGO COUNTY MAN SENT TO FEDERAL PRISON FOR FAILING TO PAY TAXES ON SALE OF COMPANY


    January 31 FORMER SHOE COMPANY EXECUTIVE PLEADS GUILTY TO TAKING BRIBES FROM CHINESE MANUFACTURERS


    January 26 FORMER SALES CHIEF OF INTERNET ADVERTISING FIRM CHARGED WITH SECURITIES FRAUD IN INDICTMENT


    January 24 OWNER OF KOREATOWN MARKET SENTENCED FOR ILLEGALLY SMUGGLING SNAKEHEAD FISH INTO U.S.


    January 24 BOAT CAPTAIN PLEADS GUILTY TO SHOOTING SEA LIONS OFF COAST OF CATALINA ISLAND


    January 24 HUMAN TRAFFICKING TASK FORCE FORMED IN LOS ANGELES


    January 20 FISH DEALER INDICTED ON FEDERAL CHARGES OF ILLEGALLY IMPORTING AND EXPORTING MEXICAN ANGELFISH


    January 19 FLORIDA MAN SENTENCED TO SEVEN YEARS IN PRISON IN SCHEME THAT DEFRAUDED BUSINESSES ACROSS THE NATION


    January 18 FOUR MORE DEFENDANTS CHARGED IN RELATION TO MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR DFJ ITALIA PONZI SCHEME


    January 14 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO SELLING 200-YEAR-OLD NATIVE HAWAIIAN SKULL ON eBay


    January 14 CHIEF ENGINEER OF CARGO SHIP THAT DUMPED OIL-TAINTED WATER INTO PACIFIC PLEADS GUILTY TO OBSTRUCTION


    January 13 FORMER PUBLIC RELATIONS EXECUTIVE INDICTED ON FEDERAL FRAUD CHARGES FOR ALLEGEDLY OVERBILLING THE LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND POWER


    January 13 RIVERSIDE MAN INDICTED FOR COERCING VICTIMS TO PAY FOR NON-EXISTENT TRAFFIC TICKETS


    January 11 BROKER OF AIR POLLUTION CREDITS NAMED IN FEDERAL INDICTMENT THAT ALLEGES SHE DEFRAUDED NEW YORK INVESTMENT FIRM


    January 11 TWO PLEAD GUILTY IN SCHEME THAT SMUGGLED MEXICAN PARROTS INTO THE UNITED STATES


    January 10 ORANGE COUNTY MAN PLEADS GUILTY IN $4.9 MILLION "PONZI" SCHEME INVOLVING ADULT-ENTERTAINMENT PHONE LINES


    January 10 WOMAN WHO THREATENED TO BOMB BOEING FACILITY AND MAILED FAKE ANTHRAX SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON


    January 10 FORMER E.P.A. OFFICIAL SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON FOR DEFRAUDING OWNER OF LOS ANGELES HAZMAT SITE


    January 6 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO TRAFFICKING IN COUNTERFEIT VIAGRA