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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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Father And Son Arrested At LAX On Fraud Charges

Authorities say they have arrested a father and son on fraud charges as they were allegedly about to board a plane from Los Angeles to Moscow.

05/10/2013

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ICE, CBP Officials Indicted In Immigration Fraud Scheme

Several government agents have been accused of participating in a long-running immigration fraud scheme.

05/08/2013

Anna Moskovyan (courtesy LA County District Attorney's Office)

Van Nuys Woman Arrested In Alleged Real Estate Fraud Scheme

A San Fernando Valley woman faced dozens of charges Monday linked to the recording of false and fraudulent documents related to over 100 properties in Los Angeles County.

04/08/2013

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KNX1070: Ex-Beverly Hills Surgeon Suspected In Patient’s Death Arrested For Fraud, Burglary

Dr. Ehab Mohamed was once riding high, charging patients hundreds of thousands of dollars for cosmetic surgery at his Beverly Hills office.

CBS Los Angeles–03/14/2013

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Jury Awards $8.3M To Former Prison Guard In Hip Implant Case

A jury Friday awarded $8.3 million to a former prison guard who accused Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics subsidiary of knowingly marketing a faulty hip implant that was later recalled.

03/08/2013

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Customers Get Burned By Counterfeit Goods From Amazon’s Marketplace

The online shopping website Amazon.com is popular for discounted items, but it’s also a marketplace for knockoffs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2013

Police say the suspects have posed as "psychic healers" and are targeting primarily elderly female Chinese residents. (courtesy Monterey Park PD)

Monterey Park Residents Warned Of ‘Psychic Healer’ Fraud Ring

Police on Thursday warned residents in Monterey Park to beware of individuals posing as “psychic healers” and stealing large amounts of money and jewelry.

02/07/2013

Are many able-bodied drivers abusing the system? (credit: CBS)

CBS2 Investigation Looks Into Use Of Disabled Parking Placards

One in every 10 drivers in California has a disabled placard … which allows them to park for free at parking meters. But how many people deserve one? Investigative Reporter David Goldstein went undercover to see who’s using them to get a free ride.

01/31/2013

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Lindsay Lohan Seeks $1M From Ex-Collaborator Over Fashion Line

Lindsay Lohan sued her former collaborators on a clothing line on Thursday, seeking more than $1.1 million and renewed control of the brand’s trademarks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/31/2013

Eight current and former Bell city officials were arrested Tuesday. (credit: CBS)

Testimony Begins In Bell Fraud Trial

Testimony began Friday morning in the fraud trial of Bell’s ex-Mayor, Oscar Hernandez, and five former city council members.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/25/2013

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Mom Of Arson Suspect Creates Her Own Sparks In Court

Harry Burkhart is accused of arson but when his mother took the stand during a preliminary hearing Thursday, she is the one who set off sparks.

01/24/2013

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Readers Sue Lance Armstrong Over Drug-Use Denial In Books

Readers who bought Armstrong’s “It’s Not About The Bike” and “Every Second Counts” have filed a lawsuit in Sacramento federal court.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/24/2013

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