Credit Cards With Fraud-Fighting Chips To Become The Norm This Week, At Retailers' ExpenseCredit and debit card microchips will replace magnetic stripes as the industry standard on Thursday, in a move that the banking industry hopes will protect merchants and consumers from fraud and hackers.
Man Suspected Of Swindling Senior Out Of Building Ownership, Income ArrestedA man wanted for “swindling” a 92-year-old woman out of the ownership of an eight-unit apartment building and the rent that was her sole income has been taken into custody, police said Thursday.
Dana Point Man Pleads Guilty To Running Fraudulent Home-Flipping CompanyA self-proclaimed real estate investor and consultant pleaded guilty in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom on Monday to two felony fraud charges in connection with a home-flipping scheme that defrauded hundreds of investors.
49-Year-Old Anaheim Woman Accused Of Getting 76-Year-Old Man To Fraudulently Marry HerThe suspect is being held on $750,000 bail.
Former DEA Agent Accused As Posing As FBI Agent, FraudA former federal drug agent accused of conspiring with a La Quinta man who posed as a lawyer and ex-prosecutor to swindle victims out of hundreds of thousands of dollars faces federal fraud charges Friday.
Antelope Valley Woman Accused Of Scamming Seniors She Told Were Going To Star In Big Movie RemakesIn order to be cast in the remakes, she told the victims she would need their Social Security numbers.
SEC Announces Fraud Charges Against Parent Company Of ITT Technical InstitutesFederal regulators say executives for a private college system with several campuses here in the Southland allegedly concealed key financial information from investors.
Wells Fargo Bank Employees Allegedly Opened Unauthorized Accounts To Meet QuotasProsecutors say employees of Wells Fargo allegedly opened unauthorized accounts for customers and then charged them bogus fees.
Pasadena Police Officer Charged With Insurance Fraud Over 'Ice Bucket Challenge' VideoProsecutors have charged a Pasadena police officer who allegedly lifted a five-gallon bucket of water to take part in a "Ice Bucket Challenge" despite claiming she had a lower-back injury.
CBS2 Investigation: Scammers Caught Selling Disabled Parking PlacardsCBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein caught people selling disabled parking placards and making big money without the DMV ever knowing.
Ex-North Hills Car Salesman Gets Prison In Odometer Fraud SchemeA former San Fernando Valley car salesman was sentenced Monday to a year in federal prison for rolling back odometers for people who exceeded mileage limits on their leases.
Woman Who Lied About Having Terminal Cancer To Scam Funds Is SentencedLagman even shaved her head to convince donors and gift-givers that she was undergoing chemo.