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Pastor Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Medicare Of More Than $11M

Federal prosecutors say a Los Angeles-area pastor has pleaded guilty to conspiring with doctors, shady clinic operators and others to defraud Medicare of more than $11 million.

12/17/2012

Doctor Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Medicare Out Of $11M

A Southern California doctor has pleaded guilty to conspiring to bilk Medicare out of more than $11 million by exaggerating patients’ symptoms to obtain wheelchairs and other medical equipment.

11/26/2012

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4 Convicted In $154M Medical Insurance Fraud Scheme

An Orange County jury on Monday returned guilty verdicts for four people for their roles in a $154 million insurance fraud scheme.

11/26/2012

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Man Accused Of Tagging Burbank Parks He Was Paid To Keep Graffiti-Free

A man has been accused of tagging public parks in Burbank he was paid to keep graffiti-free.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/09/2012

Councilman Richard Alarcon (credit: CBS)

Alarcon, Wife Ordered To Stand Trial On Perjury, Voter Fraud Charges

City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife face charges stemming from allegations that the couple did not live in a Panorama City home Alarcon claimed as his residence.

10/02/2012

Frank and Jamie McCourt take their separate seats during Game 1 of the NLCS against the Philadelphia Phillies during the 2009 MLB Playoffs at Dodger Stadium on October 15, 2009.  (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Jamie McCourt Sues Ex-Husband For Fraud Over $131M Divorce Settlement

Attorneys for Jamie McCourt have filed a motion Monday to throw out the divorce settlement between her and her ex-husband and former Dodgers owner, Frank McCourt.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2012

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Ex-Lawmaker, LA County Probation Official Indicted On Bank Fraud Charges

A former state lawmaker who worked for the Los Angeles County Probation Department was the latest official on Monday to be arrested as part of a yearlong internal review into charges of alleged staff misconduct in the department.

09/17/2012

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Jury Finds Doctor Guilty Of $1M Medicare Scam

Federal prosecutors say a Los Angeles doctor has been convicted for health care fraud after submitting about $1 million in bills for tests that were never performed on patients.

09/12/2012

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Thousand Oaks Police Nab Man Accused Of Selling Phony Facebook Stock

Authorities in Thousand Oaks have announced the arrest of a man they say was trying to sell phony Facebook shares to unsuspecting members of the public.

09/07/2012

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2 Men Sentenced To Federal Prison For Fraud Scheme, Tax Evasion

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.

08/21/2012

Jong Hwan Huh, aka David Huh (courtesy LASD)

Torrance Real Estate Agent Accused Of $400K Grand Theft

A Torrance real estate agent who allegedly defrauded clients out of over $400,000 faced felony grand theft and other charges on Monday.

07/09/2012

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Public’s Help Needed To Identify 2 Suspects In Separate Manhattan Beach Fraud Crimes

Police are looking for a man and a woman they suspect in separate instances of fraud.

06/07/2012

Authorities say Lacy Johnson was arrested in Colorado Springs on July 29. (credit: CBS)

On The Lam, Former LA Resident Uncovered In Colorado

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.

05/31/2012

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Man Wanted For Alleged Fraud, Money Laundering Escorted Back To LA From Malaysia

A former Newport Beach resident who fled the country in 1999 returned to Los Angeles Thursday after being deported from Malaysia.

05/24/2012

John Arthur Walthall (courtesy FBI)

Eccentric OC Man Sentenced For $5.5M Gold Mining Scheme

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.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/01/2012

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