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Grand Theft

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Ex-Attorney Gets 10 Years For Bilking LA Metro

A disbarred attorney has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing more than $3 million from his clients, including the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

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Disbarred Attorney Admits To Stealing $3M From Clients, MTA

A disbarred attorney has pleaded no contest to stealing more than $3 million from his clients, including the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

03/11/2014

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Former Security Guard Pleads No Contest In Theft Of Lakers Championship Rings

Authorities say a former security guard at the El Segundo training facility for the LA Lakers pleaded no contest Friday to stealing three of the team’s championship rings.

01/31/2014

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Security Guard Charged In Theft Of LA Lakers Championship Rings

A security guard accused of stealing two Los Angeles Lakers championship rings from the team’s El Segundo training facility pleaded not guilty Thursday to felony burglary and grand theft charges.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2013

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Irvine Wine Storage Owner Gets 6-Year Sentence

A wine storage business owner has been sentenced to six years in state prison for stealing $2.7 million worth of wine from his clients’ storage lockers and under-reporting about $3.5 million in payroll taxes.

08/30/2013

(L-R) Biridiana Olmos, Giovanna Olmos, Leonard Olmos, Jermaine Brand and were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy, marijuana cultivation for sales, child endangerment, and elder abuse. Brand was also arrested for allegedly committing a crime while out on bail. (credit: Riverside County Sheriff’s Department)

4 In Moreno Valley Accused Of Marijuana Cultivation

Authorities say they have arrested four people in connection with the cultivation of marijuana.

07/27/2013

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5th Suspect Arrested In $200K Macy’s Gift Card Fraud Scheme

A fifth suspect was arrested Wednesday in an alleged Macy’s gift card scheme.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/21/2013

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Police: Men Caught Siphoning Gas From Underground Tank At Fontana Station

An off-duty Fontana police officer is being credited with the arrest of three men who siphoned nearly 300 gallons of fuel from a San Bernardino County gas station.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/23/2013

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Former Compton Fire Department Deputy Chief Arrested for Arson

Marcel Melanson was arrested Wednesday on charges of felony arson and grand theft, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/16/2013

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Caught In The Cookie Jar: South El Monte Girl Scout Troop Leader Accused Of Stealing $6K

Honesty wasn’t a lesson learned by one San Gabriel Valley Girl Scout troop leader who was reportedly caught with her hand in the cookie jar — literally.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2012

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Former Financial Services Employee Accused Of Stealing $4.6M From Client Accounts

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.

04/11/2012

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LAPD Officer Accused Of Stealing From 2nd Job At Luxury Hotel

A Los Angeles Police officer moonlighting as a hotel security guard was charged with grand theft and burglary.

03/13/2012

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KNX 1070 Report: Former Beverly Hills Cosmetic Surgeon Convicted Of Attempted Grand Theft

A former Beverly Hills cosmetic surgeon, who was the focus of a year-long KNX1070 investigation, has been convicted of attempted grand theft by a Van Nuys jury.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/09/2012

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Jodie Foster’s Estranged Dad Accused Of Bilking Investors Out Of More Than $130K

Jodie Foster’s estranged father is facing criminal charges in an alleged housing scam in the San Fernando Valley.

11/19/2011

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3 Arrested In Alleged Craigslist Apartment Rental Scam

The LAPD Tuesday busted three people, who were allegedly preying on apartment hunters using Craigslist.

11/08/2011

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