Ex-LA County Sheriff's Sergeant Sentenced To Prison In Beating Of Handcuffed ManAuthorities say Eric Gonzalez was ordered to spend eight years in federal prison for encouraging deputies to beat a handcuffed man in a jail.
Gay Porn Actor Gets 6 Years In Federal Prison For Extorting Wealthy BusinessmanTeofil Brank was also ordered Tuesday to pay about $500,000 in restitution to telecom executive Donald Burns.
Inmate To Plead Guilty In Federal Prison Guard's KillingAn inmate at a federal prison in central California has agreed to plead guilty to murder in the 2008 killing of a correctional officer to avoid a possible death sentence.
Ex-LA County Sheriff's Deputy Sentenced For Trying To Obstruct Federal Jail ProbeA former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was sentenced Monday to 1 1/2 years in federal prison for trying to derail a federal probe into deputy-on-inmate violence in county jails.
San Gabriel Man Sentenced For Trying To Mail Nearly 4 Dozen Turtles To Hong KongA San Gabriel man has been sentenced to two months in federal prison for trying to smuggle nearly four dozen turtles from Southern California to Hong Kong, officials said Thursday.
L.A. Clergyman Sentenced For Ponzi SchemeA Los Angeles clergyman who ran a Ponzi scheme that cost investors $4.6 million has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.
Ex-Covina Teacher Gets 23.5 Years For Child Porn A former Southern California teacher who used the Internet to lure a 14-year-old boy into having sex has been sentenced to 23 ½ years in federal prison.
Calif. Doc Gets 14-Year Term For Promising Cancer CureA Los Angeles doctor was sentenced Friday to 14 years in federal prison for bilking patients out of more than $1 million by promising them that an herbal supplement she hawked could cure late-stage cancer and other diseases.
2 Men Get Prison For 'Oil-From-Soil' Tax ScamTwo Southern California men who claimed to be developing a revolutionary way to remove waste oil from dirt are going to federal prison for tax fraud.
Wrightwood Woman Sentenced To 41 Months For Horse Fraud SchemeA Southern California woman accused of drugging horses to calm them and painting others to change their color before showing them to potential buyers has been sentenced to 41 months in federal prison.
Bank Robber Who Dressed As Woman Gets 6 Years In Federal PrisonA Los Angeles man was sentenced to six years in federal prison for committing four bank robberies, including one heist in which he was disguised as a woman.
Man Sentenced In LA For $4.5M Telemarketing ScamA man whose telemarketing scam bilked mainly elderly Californians out of more than $4.5 million has been sentenced to more than nine years in federal prison.