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.
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.
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.
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.
The attorney says Andrew Hernandez is simply the victim of angry ex-lovers and jealous ex’s.
A former bell city councilwoman was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for her role in a scandal that almost bankrupted the city.
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.
Authorities say “Operation Three’s Company” targeted suspects who allegedly orchestrated 16 claims involving multiple insurance companies.
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.
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.
A Pacoima lawmaker wants to create criminal penalties for anyone who sells mislabeled seafood in Southern California.
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.
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.
State Senator Ron Calderon was expected Monday to surrender to federal authorities prior to his arraignment on bribery charges.
Detectives Wednesday sought the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted for bilking victims out of approximately $47,000.