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Embezzlement

Psychic Cindy Uwanawich allegedly told the victim she had the spirit of a person who had drowned attached to her and if she gave her nine pennies, nine nickles, nine dimes, nine quarters and $9,000.00 for nine days the spirit would be removed. (courtesy SBCSD)

San Bernardino County Psychic Charged With Embezzlement

A San Bernardino County woman was in police custody Wednesday for allegedly embezzling $9,000 from a client of her storefront psychic business.

01/23/2013

L.A. County Assessor John Noguez (credit: CBS)

LA County Assessor John Noguez Awaits Bail Hearing

Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez remained behind bars pending a bail review hearing set for Monday.

10/19/2012

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Ex-Office Manager Accused Of Embezzling $360K From Anaheim Police Union

The former office manager of the Anaheim Police Association was arrested Wednesday morning on suspicion of embezzling more than $360,000 from the union.

10/17/2012

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Long Beach City Worker Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement

A former Long Beach city employee has pleaded guilty to embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the animal care services bureau.

08/25/2012

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Former PTO President Accused Of Embezzling $22K

The president of a Huntington Beach parent teacher organization has been charged with embezzling more than $22,000 from elementary school fundraisers.

05/17/2012

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Former Glendale Mayor Indicted For Embezzling $305K From Farmer’s Market

A former Glendale mayor and city councilman has been indicted for stealing nearly $305,000 from a Montrose farmers’ market over eight years, according to a 28-count grand jury indictment unsealed Tuesday morning.

05/08/2012

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6 Indicted In Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Corruption Case

Lawyers representing the six men charged in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum corruption case came out swinging after the 29-count indictment charged their clients with embezzlement, bribery and conspiracy.

03/24/2012

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Former Lynwood Schools Official Charged With Embezzling, Misappropriating Public Funds

The former chief business officer of the Lynwood Unified School District faces 21 felony counts of embezzlement and misappropriation of public funds.

02/21/2012

Federal Court Hearing For Democratic Campaign Treasurer Postponed

Kinde Durkee, the Burbank-based campaign treasurer being investigated for allegedly embezzling millions of dollars from clients, will not appear in federal court this week as scheduled.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/17/2011

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Ex-Forest Service Worker Gets Prison For $1M Theft

A former U.S. Forest Service accountant has been sentenced to four years in prison for embezzling $1.4 million while working for the agency in California.

06/22/2011

Ex-Financial Controller Gets 13 Years For Embezzlement

The former financial controller of an Orange County architectural firm has been sentenced to 13 years in state prison for embezzling nearly $2 million by stealing from corporate accounts and the personal account of a firm owner.

06/03/2011

Retired LA Deputy Gets 3 Years For Embezzlement

A retired Los Angeles sheriff’s deputy has been sentenced to three years in prison for embezzling nearly $500,000 in towing fees that should have gone to the city of La Puente.

05/31/2011

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Embezzlement Charges Against Ex-Fillmore Fire Chief Dropped

Ventura County prosecutors have dropped criminal charges against Fillmore’s former fire chief, who was accused of using public money to fund a lavish lifestyle.

05/18/2011

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Woman Gets 3 Years For Embezzling $4M From 24 California Cities

The former president of a Huntington Beach company has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for embezzling nearly $4 million from 24 California cities.

04/19/2011

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Woman Gets 3 Years For Embezzling $135K From ‘Boys & Girls Club’

An Orange County woman who embezzled $135,000 from a Boys and Girls Club, using some of the money for breast implants, has been sentenced to three years in state prison.

04/19/2011

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