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Ex-Californian Gets 10 Years For $13M Fraud

James Eberhart received a 10-year sentence Monday and was ordered to repay more than 800 victims across the country. He pleaded guilty to mail fraud in September.

12/08/2014

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Armenian Power Gang Leader Gets 32 Years In Prison

A reputed leader of a Southern California gang that stole hundreds of thousands of dollars through sophisticated fraud schemes has been sentenced to 32 years in federal prison.

11/10/2014

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McDonald’s Customer Arrested In ‘Bogus’ Coffee Burn Photos

Insurance officials say a Southland woman took online images of burn cases to bolster her claim that hot coffee spilled on her hand in a McDonald’s drive-thru.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/10/2014

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Newport Beach Man Gets 7 Years In Prison For Not Paying Taxes On $180M

A Newport Beach man was sentenced Friday to seven years in state prison for failing to pay taxes on more than $180 million in unreported income from the power plant refurbishing business he shared with his wife.

09/19/2014

Riverside County Sheriff's Department says this man has scammed women on an online dating site. (credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Dept.)

Lawyer: Man Accused Of Sexual Assault, Fraud, Scamming Ex-Lovers Is Victim Of ‘Bad Breakups’

The attorney says Andrew Hernandez is simply the victim of angry ex-lovers and jealous ex’s.

07/31/2014

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Former Councilwoman Gets 2 Years In Prison For Bell Corruption Scandal

A former bell city councilwoman was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for her role in a scandal that almost bankrupted the city.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/25/2014

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3 Indicted In Involvement In $50 Million Healthcare Scheme

A federal grand jury indicted three Southern California residents Wednesday who prosecutors say were involved in a fraudulent health insurance scheme involving more than $50 million worth of unneeded medical procedures.

07/16/2014

Authorities say Joel Saldana, 22, was among 13 people arrested in "Operation Three’s Company". (Photo courtesy CA Dept. Of Insurance)

Arrests Made In Alleged ‘Phantom Collision’ Insurance Fraud Ring

Authorities say “Operation Three’s Company” targeted suspects who allegedly orchestrated 16 claims involving multiple insurance companies.

06/25/2014

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LA Doctor Charged With $33 Million Medicare Fraud

Dr. Robert A. Glazer, 67, was indicted on one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud. He was arrested May 13 and is free on bond, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.

06/03/2014

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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

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