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Officials To Resume Audit of DWP Trusts; City Launches ‘Online Checkbook’

City officials announced Friday the launch of an online database of financial records for the Department of Water and Power in an effort to make the utility more transparent to taxpayers.


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LA County Launches Outreach To Educate Seniors About Financial Scams

An estimated one in five seniors has fallen victim to a financial scam, with only a fraction of such incidents ever reported to authorities, Los Angeles County prosecutors said Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/31/2014

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UCLA Survey: Financial Aid Plays Bigger Role For Incoming College Freshmen

College costs and financial aid are playing an increasingly decisive role in how incoming freshman in the U.S. determine where to attend school, according to a new UCLA survey.


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DA Lacey Calls For Banks To Assist High-Tech Crime Unit

Just six months after taking office, the Los Angeles County District Attorney is declaring war on cyber crime.


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KNX On Your Corner: Countrywide Financial

At one time the largest mortgage lender in the U.S., Countrywide Financial was based in Calabasas.


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Valley Congressman Revisits Bill Aimed At ‘Too Big To Fail’ Banks

A San Fernando Valley Congressman is backing legislation to keep the nation’s biggest banks from threatening the stability of the financial system in the event of a collapse.



Report: Rate Of OC Elder Abuse Skyrockets In ‘Perfect Storm’

The number of reported elderly abuse incidents is on the rise in Orange County, according to a report released Monday.


Gary Gallion and Shawna Bayless were in custody on unrelated charges prior to being arrested on charges related to the murder of Joseph Cone. (courtesy SBPD)

Wife, 2 Inmates Charged In Murder Of San Bernardino Man

Police said Tuesday a San Bernardino woman and two other suspects were in custody on charges of plotting to have her husband killed for a financial windfall.


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DA: Family Members Most Likely To Scam Older Americans

A major effort was underway Wednesday to protect millions of older Americans from falling prey to financial fraud schemes.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/02/2011

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Dykstra Pleads Not Guilty To Grand Theft, Fraud Charges

Dykstra, 48, who is already facing charges of bankruptcy fraud in federal court, entered the plea in a San Fernando courtroom.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/08/2011

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Money 101: Estate Planning

In need of estate planning? Colleen Barney, Managing Partner at Albrecht & Barney in Irvine, has some good advice.


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KFWB On Your Corner: LA Chamber Of Commerce

Los Angeles is part of what many consider to be the central passage to the Pacific Rim and all major financial markets around the world.


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1 In 4 Students Default On For-Profit Loans, But Do They Even Care?

A new survey shows most college students may not be too concerned that they could be in for decades of debt servitude, despite the high risk of defaulting on their loan.



Lawmaker: Tax Hike On Super-Rich To Restore Reagan Era In California

Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner wants to capitalize on what she calls “very high” levels of support for targeting the highest tax brackets in the state.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/31/2011

82-year-old "Harriet Wilson" - who did not want to give her real name - is dealing with estate planning and paying for care of her ill 88-year-old husband. (credit: Charles Feldman)

The Costs of Elder Care: The Race Against Time

By Charles Feldman KNX 1070 Investigative Reporter LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Burbank resident Von Johnson, 56, is finding out what more and more adult children are learning as they navigate the often turbulent waters of […]

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/12/2011