The Simi Valley Police Department is warning residents to be wary of scam artists using the phone to steal money from the unsuspecting.
Disgraced former Bell city manger Robert Rizzo Monday pleaded guilty to charges that he filed a false federal income-tax return.
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.
Two veteran Los Angeles police officers faced fraud and other charges Thursday for allegedly stealing taxpayer funds by making phony injury claims.
Residents in Anaheim Friday were being warned to be wary of recent instances of utility phone scams.
Jury selection began Monday for a former city of Bell official accused of helping bilk taxpayers out to millions of dollars.
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.
The blaze, which broke out last Wednesday, burned 20,292 and caused injury to 11 firefighters and one civilian and destroyed 48 structures.
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.
Former PAR maintenance manager Rudolph Peter Juarez, 56, and former PAR supervisor Gabriel A. Garcia, 40, are charged.
A Los Angeles County probation officer accused of bilking the state of $1.6 million in a childcare fraud scheme pleaded not guilty Monday.
A local dress shop drew protesters on Friday who allege that the store took their money but failed to deliver on their purchases.
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.
Monterey Park police say 44-year-old Si H. Liu stole personal information from over a dozen victims who came to her for help.
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.