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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

Marcelo Co, 64, was charged Tuesday with one bribery count and one count of filing a false corporate tax return. (credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Department)

Moreno Valley Councilman Resigns After Being Arrested On Suspicion Of Felony Fraud

A Moreno Valley City Councilman Tuesday was facing several felony fraud charges after he was arrested for improperly collecting income from a state program that provided in-home care for his mother.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/13/2013

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2 Former Parks And Recreation Managers Charged With Embezzling Over $800K From Buena Park

Former PAR maintenance manager Rudolph Peter Juarez, 56, and former PAR supervisor Gabriel A. Garcia, 40, are charged.

08/06/2013

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LA County Probation Officer Pleads Not Guilty In Alleged $1.6M Childcare Fraud Scheme

A Los Angeles County probation officer accused of bilking the state of $1.6 million in a childcare fraud scheme pleaded not guilty Monday.

CBS Los Angeles–08/05/2013

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Protesters Accuse Local Designer Of Ripping Them Off

A local dress shop drew protesters on Friday who allege that the store took their money but failed to deliver on their purchases.

08/02/2013

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LA County Probation Officer Charged In Alleged Child-Care Fraud Scheme

A Los Angeles County probation officer is one of five people accused in a child-care fraud scheme that allegedly cost taxpayers $1.6 million.

08/02/2013

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25-Count Felony Complaint Filed Against La Puente Woman Accused In Credit Card Scam

Monterey Park police say 44-year-old Si H. Liu stole personal information from over a dozen victims who came to her for help.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/18/2013

Authorities said Wanda Lee Ann Podgurski was arrested on July 4 in Mexico. (Photo courtesy San Diego County District Attorney's Office)

‘Catch Me If You Can': Fraud Suspect Caught In Mexico After Twitter Taunts

A Southern California woman was scheduled for arraignment Monday after her arrest in Mexico for her alleged role in a $1 million “large-scale fraud” scheme, authorities said.

07/08/2013

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Public Defender Charged In Alleged Social Security Fraud Scheme

An Upland attorney surrendered Thursday after being charged with stealing approximately $129,795 in social security benefits, according to federal prosecutors.

06/26/2013

Ex-OC Yacht Broker Pleads Not Guilty In Alleged $1.5M Fraud Scheme

A former yacht broker pleaded not guilty Tuesday to stealing more than $1.5 million from dozens of victims in an alleged fraud scheme.

05/28/2013

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