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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.


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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.


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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


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.


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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.


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Wedding Photographer Sentenced For Stealing From Newlyweds

A Los Angeles wedding photographer has been sentenced to 510 days in jail for stealing from scores of local newlyweds.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/21/2011

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2 Teens Accused Of Stealing Loaded Shotgun From Murrieta Home

Two teenage boys were arrested on suspicion of breaking into a home and stealing a loaded shotgun, Murrieta police said.


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KNX Exclusive: Former Plastic Surgeon Living In The U.S. Illegally

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A former Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, who was arrested July 22 for grand theft, is now accused of residing in the United States illegally. KNX 1070’s Charles Feldman reports. According to […]

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/26/2011

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Last 2 Defendants Plead Guilty In Child Care Fraud

Riverside County prosecutors say the final two of seven defendants have pleaded guilty to their roles in a $500,000 swindle of a child care program for low-income families.


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Lohan Could Face 3 Years Behind Bars In Grand Theft Case

Actress Lindsay Lohan is back to the Airport Branch Courthouse near LAX Friday to face a new judge in her felony grand theft case.


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Former Tax Official Pleads Guilty To Theft, Drug Possession

A former San Bernardino County tax official has pleaded guilty to all 15 charges against him, including grand theft and drug possession, but has cut a plea deal that would result in a maximum of five years in prison.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2011