A self-proclaimed real estate investor and consultant pleaded guilty in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom on Monday to two felony fraud charges in connection with a home-flipping scheme that defrauded hundreds of investors.
The suspect is being held on $750,000 bail.
A former federal drug agent accused of conspiring with a La Quinta man who posed as a lawyer and ex-prosecutor to swindle victims out of hundreds of thousands of dollars faces federal fraud charges Friday.
In order to be cast in the remakes, she told the victims she would need their Social Security numbers.
Federal regulators say executives for a private college system with several campuses here in the Southland allegedly concealed key financial information from investors.
Prosecutors say employees of Wells Fargo allegedly opened unauthorized accounts for customers and then charged them bogus fees.
Prosecutors have charged a Pasadena police officer who allegedly lifted a five-gallon bucket of water to take part in a “Ice Bucket Challenge” despite claiming she had a lower-back injury.
CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein caught people selling disabled parking placards and making big money without the DMV ever knowing.
A former San Fernando Valley car salesman was sentenced Monday to a year in federal prison for rolling back odometers for people who exceeded mileage limits on their leases.
Lagman even shaved her head to convince donors and gift-givers that she was undergoing chemo.
“Don’t just believe somebody because they say it and they shave their head,” Valerie Cortes said.
Authorities are asking Rancho Cucamonga residents to be aware of a scam artist who is pretending to be a sheriff’s deputy.
A 60-year-old podiatrist was in custody Saturday for alleged prescription fraud.
Jen Levinson received a “call” from the DEA telling her that she was facing arrest.
Two men were sentenced to federal prison Monday for orchestrating a $21 million movie investment scheme that defrauded hundreds of victims.