Two San Fernando Valley men were sentenced to federal prison time for swindling investors, including friends, associates and members of one of the men’s church.
A Torrance real estate agent who allegedly defrauded clients out of over $400,000 faced felony grand theft and other charges on Monday.
Police are looking for a man and a woman they suspect in separate instances of fraud.
She’s wanted for burglary, grand theft and identity theft. Lacy Johnson, a former LA resident, is even accused of faking a breast cancer diagnosis to make money.
A former Newport Beach resident who fled the country in 1999 returned to Los Angeles Thursday after being deported from Malaysia.
John Arthur Walthall swindled an elderly couple out of millions and used it to pay off debt, pay for his son’s film school and buy a hyperbaric oxygen chamber.
A transient father-daughter duo faced theft and conspiracy charges on Tuesday after convincing a mentally impaired man he had won the lottery.
A former account manager at a Los Angeles financial services firm has been charged with 17 counts of grand theft for allegedly stealing more than $4.6 million from 16 victims over six years.
A councilman in the scandal-plagued city of Vernon faces allegations that he may be unfairly influencing a ballot for City Council.
George Tannous, 55, will serve 33 months in prison after he scammed hundreds of victims out of nearly $9 million.
A 43-year-old Riverside County woman has been charged with defrauding the State of California and Employment Development Department (EDD) for nearly $300,000, according to authorities.
A Florida man has pleaded not guilty to defrauding a Los Angeles art collector out of more than $2 million by selling him forgeries of the work of Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh and Jackson Pollock.
A judge sentenced former New York Mets star Lenny Dykstra to three years in state prison for leasing high-end cars from a dealership by providing false information and claiming credit through a phony business.
Two Southland women are accused of cheating their clients in Orange County out of $2 million in a fraudulent real estate investment scheme.
A CBS2 News hidden-camera investigation uncovered people selling food stamps, cashing in your taxpayer money.