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USGS Warns Residents Of Bogus Earthquake Alert Letter

A bogus letter circulating online is warning Southland residents about an impending earthquake.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/31/2014

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DA Warns Of Phony Collision Scams For Insurance Money

Drivers in Los Angeles County are being warned Monday about about scam artists who stage phony traffic collisions to collect insurance payouts.

09/16/2013

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Man Sentenced For Recruiting Immigrants To Phony Army Squad

A Chinese man who bilked his fellow countrymen by getting them to join a phony military squad in the San Gabriel Valley on promises it would provide a path to U.S. citizenship pleaded guilty to four felonies Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/29/2011

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LA Port Officials Seize More Than 47K Pieces Of Phony Designer Clothing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection specialists have seized more than 47,000 counterfeit pieces of designer clothing at the Los Angeles/Long Beach Seaport, authorities said Wednesday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/08/2011