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.
Federal prosecutors said a 27-year-old Glendale man hacked into hundreds of social media and email accounts to coerce women online to get naked.
The former mayor of Cudahy has been sentenced to a year in prison for his role in taking cash bribes from a businessman who wanted to open a medical marijuana dispensary.
A former Cudahy city official was sentenced Monday to five years of probation for his part in a scheme to extort a businessman who wanted to open a medical marijuana dispensary in the city.