A reputed leader of a Southern California gang that stole hundreds of thousands of dollars through sophisticated fraud schemes has been sentenced to 32 years in federal prison.
Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.
A Southern California gallery owner has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for harassing, threatening and trying to extort money from artists, art dealers and their family members.
Two people pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of plotting to extort millions of dollars from a Saudi sheik.
A prominent Orange County attorney is one of three people accused of attempting to extort millions of dollars from the Saudi royal family.
A Temecula college student Monday was sentenced to 18 months in jail for hacking the computers of Miss Teen USA and other women as part of a scam to obtain nude photos.
An Oklahoma man has been arrested on California charges that he operated a website for so-called revenge porn and extorted money from the victims, the California Attorney General’s Office said Friday.
A former mayor of Rosemead pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges of attempted witness tampering and lying to the FBI.
Officials are warning the public Wednesday about a sophisticated phone scam that is trying to extort money out of unsuspecting people.
Back in June, FBI agents raided the State Capitol offices of State Senator Ron Calderon.
A Burbank police officer has been freed on bond after being charged with lying to the FBI during an investigation of a suspected extortion scheme involving his girlfriend and her estranged husband.
Authorities have charged a Westminster police officer on federal loan-sharking charges, according to the FBI.
Spanish-language radio host Eddie “Piolin” Sotelo filed suit Monday against six former Univision employees, accusing them of a plot to extort $4.9 million from him.
A 22-year-old man was arrested for allegedly posing as a girl to meet an underage boy in Moorpark.
The FBI is investigating allegations that the newly crowned Miss Teen USA was the victim of someone who hacked into a webcam in her Temecula bedroom several months ago in an attempt to extort nude photographs from her.