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Identity Theft

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$25K Reward For Stolen Computers Containing Patients’ Medical Records

A $25,000 reward has been offered to track down stolen computers carrying the medical records of nearly 340,000 patients in LA County.

04/03/2014

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Calif. Top Target In US For Foreign Cybercriminals

California is the top target in the U.S. for international criminal enterprises that operate from safe havens in Eastern Europe, Africa and China, according to a report released Thursday.

03/20/2014

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LA Community College Student Pleads Not Guilty To Identity Theft Charges

A West Los Angeles Community College student pleaded not guilty Monday to using fraudulently obtained credit card numbers and identities to pay tuition at the school, among other things, according to the district attorney’s office.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/10/2014

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LA College Student Allegedly Defrauds Victims To Pay For Tuition, Hair Extensions And More

Authorities have arrested a woman in connection with a widespread identity theft spree, linked to hundreds of potential victims.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

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3 Arrested In Claremont On Suspicion Of Identity Theft

Authorities have arrested three people in Claremont in connection with identity theft charges.

03/02/2014

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Confidential Patient Records From Local Dentist’s Office Found Dumped In Apple Valley

Hundreds of confidential patient records from a local dentist’s office were found dumped in Apple Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/26/2014

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3 Indictments Charge More Than A Dozen With Tax Fraud, Identity Theft

Indictments were announced Thursday against more than a dozen Inland Empire income tax return preparers and associates charged with fraudulently seeking millions of dollars in tax refunds.

02/06/2014

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Bill Would Limit Personal Info In Online Purchases

Critics said the bill’s proposed changes could have the opposite effect by hampering fraud-prevention efforts.

01/30/2014

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1 Studio City Man, 1 Other Arrested For Email Hacking Nude Photos For ‘Revenge Porn’ Site

Two men were arrested Thursday morning for allegedly conspiring to hack into victims’ email accounts to steal nude photos and posting them on a “revenge porn” website.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/23/2014

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Pomona Men Accused Of Stealing Identities Of US Army Reservists

Two men from Pomona have been accused of using the identities of U.S. Army reservists serving in Afghanistan in order to establish credit and purchase vehicles, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/29/2013

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Studio City Man Arrested For Allegedly Embezzling Porsche Panamera

A Studio City man has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling a Porsche Panamera from an auto leasing company, authorities announced Saturday.

09/07/2013

Larry Thomas Dominguez (courtesy Santa Ana PD)

OC Man Sentenced To Six Years In Prison For Taking Late Father’s Checks

Sixty-six-year-old Larry Dominguez of Santa Ana was sentenced Wednesday immediately after pleading guilty to several charges.

07/31/2013

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Glendale Man To Plead Guilty In Sextortion Case

Court records show 27-year-old Karen “Gary” Kazaryan of Glendale has agreed to plead guilty to one count each of identity theft and unauthorized access of a protected computer.

07/04/2013

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LA Court Employee Sentenced In Document Leak Case

Nune Gevorkyan was sentenced to six months in prison, while her husband, Oganes Koshkaryan, was sentenced to four years and nine months, according to federal prosecutor Martin Estrada.

06/12/2013

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Woman Accused Of Taking Part In Identity Theft, Fraud, Forgery

Authorities have arrested a woman who allegedly tried to purchase $5,000 worth of electronics on an American Express Card obtained using another person’s identity.

05/03/2013

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