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South LA Grocer Sentenced In EBT Fraud Case

A South Los Angeles grocer paid more than $190,000 in restitution as part of his sentence for fraudulently using EBT cards, county prosecutors announced Friday.

04/11/2014

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Lawmaker Pushes To Criminalize Sales Of Mislabeled Seafood, Sushi

A Pacoima lawmaker wants to create criminal penalties for anyone who sells mislabeled seafood in Southern California.

04/07/2014

This poster pictured above is part of a nationwide outreach campaign targeting three major U.S. cities, including Los Angeles, New York City and Washington, D.C. (Photo courtesy U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement)

ICE Campaign To Warn Angelenos Of Jail Time, Stiff Penalties For Marriage Fraud

A campaign warning Angelenos that marriage fraud is a federal crime that carries significant prison sentences and possible six-figure fines is set to kick off next week.

03/28/2014

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LA Man Charged In Fraud Scheme Involving Warren Moon, Jarvis Green

A Los Angeles man was charged Friday for running a fraud scheme where he tried to lure famous athletes into buying courtside seats and partial ownership of the Miami Heat.

03/07/2014

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State Senator Ron Calderon Pleads Not Guilty To Bribery, Fraud Charges

State Senator Ron Calderon was expected Monday to surrender to federal authorities prior to his arraignment on bribery charges.

02/24/2014

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Fraud Suspect Wanted In Long Beach ATM Scam

Detectives Wednesday sought the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted for bilking victims out of approximately $47,000.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/19/2014

Aviv Mizrahi is wanted by the FBI. (credit: FBI)

2 US Citizens Flee To Israel After Being Accused Of $33M Bank Fraud

Mizrahi faces a maximum statutory sentence of 1,020 years in federal prison if convicted. Greenes faces a maximum statutory sentence of 330 years in federal prison if convicted.

01/31/2014

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Simi Valley Police Warn Residents About Growing Phone Fraud, Money Scams

The Simi Valley Police Department is warning residents to be wary of scam artists using the phone to steal money from the unsuspecting.

01/23/2014

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Rizzo Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud Charges

Disgraced former Bell city manger Robert Rizzo Monday pleaded guilty to charges that he filed a false federal income-tax return.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/13/2014

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$3.1M Will Be Returned To Victims Of MoneyGram Scheme

Over 1,200 residents in Los Angeles were expected to receive checks in the mail starting Tuesday courtesy of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.

12/17/2013

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LAPD Officers Charged In Alleged Workers’ Compensation Fraud Case

Two veteran Los Angeles police officers faced fraud and other charges Thursday for allegedly stealing taxpayer funds by making phony injury claims.

12/12/2013

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Anaheim Residents Warned Of Public Utility Scams

Residents in Anaheim Friday were being warned to be wary of recent instances of utility phone scams.

11/15/2013

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Jury Selection Begins In Spaccia Corruption Case

Jury selection began Monday for a former city of Bell official accused of helping bilk taxpayers out to millions of dollars.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/07/2013

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Investigation: OC Fire Authority Did Not Retaliate Against Employees Over Missed Hazmat Inspections

An independent investigation found Orange County Fire Authority managers did not retaliate against employees after complaints surfaced alleging thousands of businesses were charged for inspections that were not performed, the authority said Monday.

CBS Los Angeles–09/30/2013

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State Insurance Officials Warn Of Scams After Silver Fire

The blaze, which broke out last Wednesday, burned 20,292 and caused injury to 11 firefighters and one civilian and destroyed 48 structures.

08/14/2013

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