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December 29, 2011

Six Indicted on Federal Fraud and Money Laundering Charges in $4 Million Internet Scam involving Vehicles Offered for Sale

December 21, 2011

Orange County Pharmacist Charged with Providing Material Support to Terrorists by Sending Money to Person in Pakistan

December 19, 2011

New York Man Sentenced to One Year in Federal Prison for Illegally Uploading Copy of X-Men ‘Wolverine’ Movie to Internet Site

December 13, 2011

Former Department of Homeland Security Official Found Guilty of Obstruction of Justice for Lying to Federal Judge and Prosecutor

Connecticut Man Allegedly Affiliated with Anonymous Arrested on Charges of Attacking and Shutting Down Gene Simmons’ Website

December 9, 2011

Austin, Texas Man Charged with Fraud and Identity Theft in Nationwide Foreclosure-Rescue Scheme

December 8, 2011

14 Arrested in Task Force Operation Targeting Whittier-Based Drug Trafficking Organization and Mexican Suppliers

Former Fund Manager Indicted on Federal Charges of Bilking Primarily Persian Investors and Banks out of at least $20 Million

December 7, 2011

Shield Healthcare Pays $5 Million to Resolve ‘Whistleblower’ Lawsuit Alleging It Overbilled Medi-Cal Program for Incontinence Supplies

December 6, 2011

Aerospace Corporation Agrees to Pay $2.5 Million to Resolve Allegations of Billing for Phantom Employee

December 5, 2011

Bay Area Woman Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Bilking I.R.S. Through Tax Returns That Claimed 20 Non-Existent Dependents

December 2, 2011

8 Inland Empire Child Pornography Suspects Arrested by ICE Agents

November 30, 2011

Owner of La Verne Flight School Arrested on Visa Fraud Charges

November 28, 2011

Former Exec at O.C. Bank Pleads Guilty to Stealing Nearly $2 Million

November 21, 2011

Ex-Employee of a Central Coast Bank Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison for Stealing $110,000 – Mostly from Two Elderly Customers

Paso Robles Woman Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Filing Application that Contained Forged Signatures for $35 Million in Federal Grants to Fund After-School Programs in Coachella Valley

November 18, 2011

Los Angeles-Based U.S. Attorney’s Office Collected Over $200 Million in Civil, Criminal and Asset Forfeiture Actions During 2011 Fiscal Year

November 15, 2011

Companies Related to Santa Ynez Valley Ranch Pay $17 Million to Settle Federal and State Claims Related to 2007 Zaca Wildfire

San Fernando Valley Man Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For Illegally Storing Toxic and Explosive Hazardous Waste In His Backyard

November 4, 2011

Claremont Woman and Son among Four Charged in Money Laundering Conspiracy Related to ‘Purple Drank’ Distribution Scheme

October 31, 2011

Orange County Man Found Guilty of Using Credit Cards Stolen from Victims in the Vietnamese Community to Purchase Luxury Goods

October 27, 2011

Authorities Arrest 16 Linked to $18 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme Involving Bogus Prescriptions for Expensive Anti-Psychotic Drugs

October 26, 2011

Arrests Follow Undercover Deal involving 10 Pounds of Methamphetamine

O.C. Doctor Arrested on Charges of Illegally Prescribing Addictive Pain Medications, Often Meeting with 'Patients' at Starbucks

October 25, 2011

Parolee Sentenced to 8 Years in Federal Prison for Identity Theft

West Covina Woman Sentenced to Nine Years in Federal Prison for Running Investment Scheme that Raised Nearly $7 Million

October 24, 2011

Montebello Attorney Sentenced to One Year in Federal Prison for ‘Structuring’ Cash Transactions in Bid to Avoid Paying Income Taxes

October 18, 2011

Bel-Air Man Convicted of Bankruptcy Fraud and Assault Sentenced to Nearly Six Years in Federal Prison

Task Force Investigation Results in Whittier-Area Gang Members Being Named in Federal Narcotics Trafficking Indictment

October 14, 2011

Santa Barbara Accountant Arrested on Federal Tax Charges

October 14, 2011

L.A.-Area Immigration Consultants Indicted in Asylum Fraud Scheme Involving Chinese Aliens and Bogus Claims of Religious Persecution

October 13, 2011

Grand Jury Indicts 14 in L.A.-Based OxyContin Ring that Allegedly Distributed Over 1 Million Pills of the Highly Addictive Painkillers

October 11, 2011

Final U.S. Defendant Charged with Participating in Online Child Pornography Bulletin Board Found Guilty in Federal Court

Prominent L.A. Businessman Sentenced to Seven Years in Federal Prison for Stealing Nearly $21 Million Entrusted to His Company

October 7, 2011

California’s Top Federal Law Enforcement Officials Announce Enforcement Actions Against State’s Widespread and Illegal Marijuana Industry

Enforcement Actions Directed At Commercial Marijuana Operations Across Southland Include Criminal Drug Trafficking Case, Property Forfeiture Lawsuits and Warning Letters to Landlords

October 5, 2011

Doctor Who Wrote Prescriptions for Addictive Narcotics for Cash Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison on Drug Trafficking Charges

October 4, 2011

Promoter of Christian Rock Concerts Pleads Guilty to Federal Wire Fraud Charge in $1 Million Ponzi Scheme

October 3, 2011

Former LA City Building Inspector Sentenced to 18 Months on Federal Bribery Charges

55 Indicted in Massive Federal Income Tax Fraud Scheme that Illegally Sought More Than a Quarter Billion Dollars in Tax Refunds

September 27, 2011

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY DOCTOR CONVICTED OF SELLING BOGUS CANCER CURE TO CHRISTIANS ACROSS THE NATION

September 23, 2011

SCE AND SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY PAY $9.6 MILLION TO SETTLE FEDERAL CLAIMS RELATED TO 2007 GRASS VALLEY FIRE

September 20, 2011

FEDERAL COURT SHUTS DOWN BURBANK-BASED TAX PREPARER

September 16, 2011

FORMER L.A. CITY BUILDING INSPECTOR SENTENCED TO 21 MONTHS IN PRISON ON FEDERAL BRIBERY CHARGES

September 15, 2011

O.C. SEX OFFENDER FACES 26 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO PRODUCING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

FLORIDA MAN ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF SELLING STOLEN ART AND SELLING FORGED PAINTINGS FOR MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

September 14, 2011

CALIFORNIA MAN SENTENCED TO 7 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR TAKING 13-YEAR-OLD GIRL TO LAS VEGAS TO HAVE SEX

September 12, 2011

WESTSIDE MORTGAGE BANKER SENTENCED TO 18 MONTHS IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR ‘PROPERTY-FLIPPING’ FRAUD SCHEME

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MAN SENTENCED TO 30 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR IMPORTING COUNTERFEIT EXERCISE EQUIPMENT

September 9, 2011

DEFENDANT IN MORTGAGE FRAUD SCAM ORDERED HELD WITHOUT BOND AFTER DEPORTATION FROM SAMOA

SMUGGLER INVOLVED IN THE MISTREATMENT OF ALIENS AT HIGH DESERT ‘DROP HOUSE’ SENTENCED TO OVER 7 YEARS IN PRISON

September 8, 2011

ENTERTAINMENT EXECUTIVE PLEADS GUILTY IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR STOCK FRAUD AND SCHEME TO BILK INVESTOR

September 7, 2011

SIX DEFENDANTS CHARGED IN LOS ANGELES AS PART OF NATIONWIDE MEDICARE FRAUD STRIKE FORCE TAKEDOWN

September 6, 2011

MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO MAIL FRAUD IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR NASCAR MERCHANDISE PONZI THAT BILKED FRIENDS AND FAMILY

September 2, 2011

BAY AREA WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO TAX FRAUD FOR FILING TAX RETURNS THAT CLAIMED NON-EXISTENT DEPENDENTS

September 1, 2011

LOS ANGELES TAX PREPARER SENTENCED TO MORE THAN FIVE YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR VISA AND TAX FRAUD SCHEME

ORANGE COUNTY MAN WHO ADMITTED HACKING INTO PERSONAL COMPUTERS SENTENCED TO SIX YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR ‘SEXTORTION’ OF WOMEN AND TEENAGE GIRLS

August 31, 2011

LAWYER CONVICTED OF FEDERAL CHARGES FOR ACCEPTING CASH AFTER PROMISING TO TAMPER WITH WITNESS TESTIMONY

August 30, 2011

EMPLOYEE OF CENTRAL COAST BANK ADMITS STEALING NEARLY $110,000 – MOSTLY FROM ACCOUNTS OF TWO OCTOGENARIANS

August 29, 2011

FORMER BANK EMPLOYEE SENTENCED TO 15 MONTHS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR ROLE IN MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME

August 18, 2011

FORMER PRESIDENT OF HURST FINANCIAL CHARGED WITH DEFRAUDING INVESTORS IN CENTRAL COAST REAL ESTATE

August 16, 2011

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION EMPLOYEE INDICTED FOR STEALING FUNDS FROM BENEFICIARIES

BOGUS INVESTMENT ADVISOR SENTENCED TO NINE YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR RUNNING 15-YEAR, $15 MILLION PONZI SCHEME THAT TARGETED RETIRED BUS AND TRAIN OPERATORS

August 15, 2011

GUATEMALAN MAN WHO DIRECTED MISTREATMENT OF ALIENS AT LANCASTER ‘DROP HOUSE’ SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON

SIMI VALLEY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO FEDERAL NARCOTICS CHARGE, ADMITTING HE DISTRIBUTED HEROIN THAT CAUSED OVERDOSE DEATHS OF TWO VENTURA COUNTY USERS

ORANGE COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH SEX TRAFFICKING AFTER RESCUE OF TEXAS GIRLS HE BROUGHT TO CALIFORNIA

August 12, 2011

FORMER PRESIDENT OF VENTURA HELLS ANGELS CHAPTER ARRESTED ON FEDERAL EXTORTION AND FIREBOMBING CHARGES

August 11, 2011

FORMER SUPERVISOR AT U.S. CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS ON BRIBERY AND FRAUD CHARGES

August 5, 2011

ORANGE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER AND DOCTOR WHO BILKED MEDICARE AGREE TO PAY $7.5 MILLION TO SETTLE FRAUD CASE

GANG MEMBER AND LEADER OF METH TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATION SENTENCED TO 22 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON

July 26, 2011

ARIZONA MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO PAYING BRIBE IN SCHEME TO SECURE STREAMLINED APPROVALS FOR SHORT SALES

July 25, 2011

ORANGE COUNTY DOCTOR SENTENCED TO 18 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR BILLING FOR CANCER MEDS THAT WERE NEVER PROVIDED

July 22, 2011

TWO ARRESTED ON FEDERAL CHARGES FOR ALLEGEDLY USING COUNTERFEIT CREDIT CARDS TO BUY HIGH-END ELECTRONICS

TSA OFFICER INDICTED IN SERIES OF THEFTS FROM LUGGAGE

July 20, 2011

DOCTOR PLEADS GUILTY TO 18 DRUG TRAFFICKING CHARGES FOR DISPENSING NARCOTICS WITHOUT EXAMINING ‘PATIENTS’

July 14, 2011

WASHINGTON STATE MAN SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS FOR ORCHESTRATING FORECLOSURE-RESCUE SCHEME

July 12, 2011

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY MAN PLEADS GUILTY IN VISA FRAUD SCHEME

July 8, 2011

SIX LOS ANGELES COUNTY RESIDENTS CHARGED IN $4 MILLION MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME

July 7, 2011

LOS ANGELES COUNTY PROBATION OFFICER ARRESTED FOR WIRE FRAUD FOR FRAUDULENTLY OBTAINING STUDENT AID

July 6, 2011

LOMITA MAN SENTENCED TO 15 MONTHS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR SMUGGLING LIZARDS INTO THE UNITED STATES

June 27, 2011

FINAL DEFENDANT SENTENCED TO 7 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR PARTICIPATING IN CHILD PORNOGRAPHY DISTRIBUTION RING

FORMER L.A. COUNTY SOCIAL WORKER SENTENCED TO NEARLY FOUR YEARS IN PRISON FOR IDENTITY THEFT AND TAX SCAM

LEAD DEFENDANT IN INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER HACKING RING SENTENCED IN TWO CASES TO 13 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON

June 22, 2011

CHILD MOLESTER WHO PHOTOGRAPHED HIS SEXUAL ASSAULTS SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON

June 21, 2011

FORMER EMPLOYEE OF U.S. FOREST SERVICE SENTENCED TO FOUR YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR EMBEZZLING $1.4 MILLION

MANAGER OF TUJUNGA BUSINESS SENTENCED TO OVER FOUR YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON IN MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME

June 20, 2011

THREE MEMBERS OF VENTURA AND SANTA BARBARA COUNTY GANGS GET AT LEAST 10 YEARS IN FEDERAL DRUG CASE

June 2011

June 17, 2011

18 CHARGED IN FRAUD CASES RELATED TO TELEMARKETING OPERATIONS THAT SOLICITED OVER $25 MILLION FOR INDIE FILMS

June 14, 2011

PSYCHOLOGIST ARRESTED IN MEDICAL FRAUD SCHEME INVOLVING NEARLY $1 MILLION IN BOGUS TREATMENT COSTS

June 9, 2011

MASSACHUSETTS MAN SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR ENTICING GIRLS TO ENGAGE IN SEXUALLY EXPLICIT CONDUCT ON INTERNET THAT HE RECORDED AND DISTRIBUTED

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY MAN ARRESTED IN VISA FRAUD SCHEME

June 7, 2011

CENTRAL COAST WOMAN GUILTY IN FRAUD SCHEME TO OBTAIN $35 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

FEDERAL RACKETEERING INDICTMENT ALLEGES AZUSA STREET GANG RESPONSIBLE FOR NARCOTICS TRAFFICKING AND CAMPAIGN OF HATE CRIMES TARGETING AFRICAN-AMERICANS

June 6, 2011

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MAN SENTENCED TO FOUR YEARS IN PRISON FOR CONSPIRING TO VIOLATE THE CLEAN AIR ACT DURING ASBESTOS REMOVAL

RIALTO POLICE OFFICER AND ORANGE COUNTY DEFENSE ATTORNEY TAKEN INTO CUSTODY IN FEDERAL BRIBERY CASE

June 2, 2011

INVENTOR OF ZICAM COLD REMEDY ARRESTED FOR ILLEGALLY IMPORTING AND DISTRIBUTING OF UNAPPROVED ‘BIRD FLU’ DRUG

May 2011

May 26, 2011

I.R.S. REVENUE AGENT WHO FILED FALSE TAX RETURNS FOR HIMSELF AND OTHERS SENTENCED TO THREE YEARS IN PRISON

May 24, 2011

EMPLOYEE OF CENTRAL COAST BANK ARRESTED FOR STEALING NEARLY $110,000, MOSTLY FROM ELDERLY CUSTOMERS

May 23, 2011

SECOND L.A. CITY BUILDING INSPECTOR PLEADS GUILTY TO FEDERAL BRIBERY CHARGE FOR TAKING THOUSANDS IN CASH

CENTRAL COAST MAN SENTENCED TO NEARLY TWO YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON IN MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME

May 2011

May 10, 2011

OWNER OF O.C. REHABILITATION FACILITY ARRAIGNED ON FEDERAL MAIL FRAUD CHARGES ALLEGING MEDICARE SCAM

May 9, 2011

THREE ASSOCIATED WITH L.A. JEWELRY STORE SENTENCED FOR SELLING LEAD-TAINTED COUNTERFEIT DESIGNER JEWELRY

LOS ANGELES MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ROLE IN TRAFFICKING COUNTERFEIT EXERCISE EQUIPMENT MADE IN CHINA

OPERATOR OF CLANDESTINE STEROID LAB IN COMPTON SENTENCED TO THREE YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MAN SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS IN PRISON FOR CONVICTIONS IN SMUGGLING SCHEMES, INCLUDING PLOT TO BRING SURFACE-TO-AIR MISSILES INTO UNITED STATES

May 6, 2011

PASO ROBLES COUPLE PLEAD GUILTY TO HARBORING FILIPINO ALIENS WHO WERE SMUGGLED INTO U.S. AND WORKED UNDER ABUSIVE CONDITIONS AT ELDER CARE FACILIITIES

FORMER BASEBALL PLAYER LENNY DYKSTRA INDICTED BY FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN BANKRUPTCY FRAUD CASE

May 3, 2011

FORMER SUPERVISOR AT U.S. CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES CONVICTED OF BRIBERY AND FRAUD CHARGES

TRANSIENT INDICTED ON FEDERAL EXPLOSIVES CHARGES RELATED TO BLAST OUTSIDE SANTA MONICA SYNAGOGUE

May 2, 2011

PIZZA SHOP OPERATOR SENTENCED TO THREE YEARS IN PRISON FOR DEFRAUDING SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

April 2011

April 18, 2011

FORMER TOP OFFICIAL WITH INLAND EMPIRE INDIAN TRIBE SENTENCED TO 41 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR TAKING BRIBES

ESCROW AGENT WHO EMBEZZLED NEARLY $4 MILLION BEING HELD FOR 24 CALIFORNIA CITIES SENTENCED TO PRISON

April 15, 2011

FORMER MLB STAR LENNY DYKSTRA CHARGED IN BANKRUPTCY FRAUD CASE THAT ALLEGES SALE OF ITEMS FROM MANSION

April 14, 2011

WOMAN WHO SOLD ABUSED AND SICK HORSES SENTENCED TO 41 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR DEFRAUDING INTERNET CUSTOMERS

April 8, 2011

OPERATOR OF ‘CAP X’ PONZI SCHEME SENTENCED TO NINE YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR BILKING VICTIMS OUT $8 MILLION

April 8, 2011

PURPORTED INVESTMENT ADVISOR CHARGED WITH RUNNING 15-YEAR PONZI SCHEME THAT COLLECTED $15 MILLION

FBI ARRESTS TWO L.A. CITY BUILDING INSPECTORS ON FEDERAL CHARGES OF TAKING THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN BRIBES

April 7, 2011

NEW YORK MAN SENTENCED TO 16 MONTHS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR ROLE IN $1.7 MILLION INSIDER TRADING SCHEME

TWO EXECUTIVES IN PUBLICLY TRADED COMPANY SENTENCED TO 30 MONTHS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR ILLEGAL STOCK SALES

April 6, 2011

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY MAN CONVICTED OF ILLEGALLY STORING TOXIC AND EXPLOSIVE HAZARDOUS WASTE IN HIS BACKYARD

3 MEMBERS OF FAMILY THAT OPERATES L.A.-AREA IMMIGRATION CONSULTING BUSINESS ARRESTED ON VISA FRAUD CHARGES

April 5, 2011

ART COLLECTOR AGREES TO PLEAD GUILTY IN TAX SCHEME INVOLVING INFLATED APPRAISALS FOR CHARITABLE GIFTS

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MAN SENTENCED TO SIX YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR RUNNING $6 MILLION JOB SCAM

March 2011

March 29, 2011

OWNER OF SOUTH L.A. BUSINESS SENTENCED TO NEARLY FIVE YEARS IN PRISON IN $1.8 MILLION MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME

SANTA CLARITA MAN CONVICTED OF CONSPIRACY AND VIOLATING THE CLEAN AIR ACT BY IMPROPERLY HANDLING ASBESTOS

March 26, 2011

FIVE DOMESTIC DEFENDANTS LINKED TO INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER HACKING RING GUILTY OF FEDERAL FRAUD CHARGES

March 23, 2011

L.A. MAN CONVICTED OF ILLEGALLY MARKETING UNAPPROVED DRUGS WITH CLAIMS THAT VARIOUS AILMENTS WOULD BE CURED

O.C. INVESTMENT ADVISOR PLEADS GUILTY TO FRAUD CHARGES IN PONZI SCHEME THAT CAUSED OVER $6 MILLION IN LOSSES

March 22, 2011

MONTEBELLO ATTORNEY PLEADS GUILTY TO ‘STRUCTURING’ CASH TRANSACTIONS IN BID TO AVOID PAYING INCOME TAXES

FORMER EMPLOYEE OF COMPTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE CHARGED WITH STEALING FEDERAL STUDENT AID MONEY

March 17, 2011

LEADER OF ALIEN SMUGGLING RING WITH TIES TO LOS ANGELES STREET GANG SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS IN PRISON

GOVERNMENT ATTORNEY SENTENCED TO NEARLY 18 YEARS IN PRISON FOR TAKING HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN BRIBES FROM IMMIGRANTS SEEKING STATUS IN U.S.

March 17, 2011

FORMER CORONA CITY COUNCILMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO LYING TO FBI AGENTS INVESTIGATING HIS BANKRUPTCY CASE

March 15, 2011

TWO MEN ARRESTED ON FEDERAL FRAUD CHARGES RELATED TO BOILER ROOM THAT SOLICITED INDEPENDENT FILM INVESTMENTS

March 10, 2011

TWO MEN ARRESTED ON FEDERAL FRAUD CHARGES RELATED TO BOILER ROOM THAT SOLICITED INDEPENDENT FILM INVESTMENTS

DISBARRED LAWYER INDICTED IN $9.5 MILLION INVESTMENT SCAM

ORANGE COUNTY COUPLE ARRESTED ON FEDERAL CHARGES OF BILKING BANKS OUT OF $130 MILLION IN LINE OF CREDIT SCAM

DISBARRED LAWYER INDICTED IN $9.5 MILLION INVESTMENT SCAM

March 8, 2011

FORMER LAW FIRM PARTNER PLEADS GUILTY TO USING FABRICATED IRS DOCUMENT TO AVOID PAYING BACK TAXES

March 7, 2011

PARKING COMPANY CO-OWNER PLEADS GUILTY TO BRIBING FORMER INDIAN TRIBE CHAIRMAN TO SECURE VALET CONTRACT

TEN DEFENDANTS INDICTED IN ‘NIGERIAN 419 SCAM’ THAT FALSELY PROMISED INHERITANCE MONEY TO VICTIMS

OPERATOR OF TUSTIN COMPANY CHARGED WITH STEALING $285,000 FROM GROUP OF ROMAN CATHOLIC NUNS

March 4, 2011

OWNERS OF ENVIRONMENTAL COMPANIES OPERATING OUT OF VENTURA AND ORANGE COUNTIES CONVICTED IN TAX CASE

March 3, 2011

FORMER UPLAND MAYOR, SECOND CITY OFFICIAL INDICTED IN FEDERAL CORRUPTION CASE FOR DEMANDING $70,000 IN BRIBES

March 2, 2011

AVAYA AND CIT GROUP PAY OVER $16.5 MILLION TO RESOLVE ALLEGATIONS OF OVERCHARGING FOR TELEPHONE SYSTEMS

Febuary 2011

February 23, 2011

SANTA CLARITA MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO CONSPIRACY TO VIOLATE THE CLEAN AIR ACT’S ASBESTOS WORK PRACTICE STANDARDS

February 17, 2011

SIX LOS ANGELES-AREA DEFENDANTS INDICTED FOR SUBMITTING NEARLY $30 MILLION IN FRAUDULENT BILLS TO MEDICARE

February 14, 2011

CON MAN SENTENCED TO 22 YEARS IN PRISON IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR PONZI SCHEME THAT BILKED HUNDREDS OF INVESTORS

FORMER CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR LYING DURING INVESTIGATION INTO CAMPAIGN LETTERS

February 10, 2011

FORMER L.A. COUNTY SOCIAL WORKER PLEADS GUILTY IN IDENTITY THEFT, TAX SCAM THAT ILLEGALLY SOUGHT $2 MILLION

February 9, 2011

MEMBERS OF OXNARD STREET GANG NAMED IN FEDERAL DRUG TRAFFICKING INDICTMENTS ARRESTED BY AUTHORITIES

February 7, 2011

SECOND KEY PLAYER IN IRVINE-BASED PONZI PLEADS GUILTY IN $8 MILLION SCHEME THAT TARGETED KOREAN-AMERICANS

MARINE CORPS CAPTAIN WHO SKIMMED $1.7 MILLION FROM CONTRACTS WHILE IN IRAQ SENTENCED TO SIX YEARS IN PRISON

February 4, 2011

SECOND SOUTH L.A. GANG LEADER SENTENCED TO LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR DISTRIBUTING PCP

February 3, 2011

FORMER HUNTINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OFFICIAL ARRESTED ON FEDERAL CHARGES STEMMING FROM KICKBACK SCHEME

January 2011

January 28, 2011

FORMER HUNTINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OFFICIAL ARRESTED ON FEDERAL CHARGES STEMMING FROM KICKBACK SCHEME

PONZI OPERATOR WHO COLLECTED $2 MILLION FROM VICTIMS SENTENCED TO NEARLY FOUR YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON

CANADIAN TELEMARKETER SENTENCED TO OVER NINE YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON IN BOND SCAM INVOLVING LOTTERIES

January 27, 2011

CANADIAN TELEMARKETER SENTENCED TO OVER NINE YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON IN BOND SCAM INVOLVING LOTTERIES

January 25, 2011

FINAL DEFENDANT INVOLVED IN MONTEREY PARK-BASED CREDIT CARD FRAUD RING SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON

January 24, 2011

WASHINGTON STATE MAN FOUND GUILTY OF ORCHESTRATING FORECLOSURE RESCUE SCHEME THAT FALSELY PROMISED TO HELP DISTRESSED HOMEOWNERS KEEP THEIR HOMES

January 19, 2011

LENNOX 13 STREET GANG TARGETED IN FEDERAL RACKETEERING INDICTMENT, STATE DRUG CHARGES AND IMMIGRATION ARRESTS

January 11, 2011

MEMBERS OF VENTURA AND SANTA BARBARA COUNTY STREET GANGS CHARGED IN FEDERAL DRUG TRAFFICKING CASE

FORMER CHASE BANK OFFICIAL CONVICTED OF TAKING BRIBES AND DISCLOSING EXISTENCE OF A SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY REPORT

January 10, 2011

FORMER STATE EMPLOYEE WHO INSPECTED REHAB CLINICS SENTENCED TO 41 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR TAKING CASH BRIBES

JAPANESE NATIONALS ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF SMUGGLING TURTLES AND TORTOISES FROM JAPAN INTO THE UNITED STATES

LEAD DEFENDANT IN MASSIVE RACKETEERING CASE THAT TARGETED HAWAIIAN GARDENS GANG SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS IN PRISON FOR WIDE-RANGING DRUG TRAFFICKING ACTIVITIES

January 5, 2011

I.R.S. REVENUE AGENT PLEADS GUILTY TO FILING FALSE TAX RETURNS FOR HIMSELF AND TWO RELATIVES

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